• Sebastian HartmannEmail author


“There is no left or right economic policy, only a modern one and an obsolete one.” With this often-cited statement made by social-democrat Gerhard Schröder in the late 1990s before he became chancellor of Germany, something was put into words that many citizens have already felt for a long time: The traditional perception of left and right parties pursuing left and right policies no longer holds.


Policy Outcome Policy Area Labour Market Policy Veto Player Ideological Position 
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© Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Universität MannheimMannheimGermany

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