Study: Reform and Future of Federal Fiscal Relations in Germany

Through a network of experts, the Governance Fund makes German experience and knowledge available to partner countries around the world, helping policy makers shape reform initiatives and thus supporting various reform processes. The aim is not the uncritical transfer of German policy experiences, but the joint identification of successful and useful elements and an analysis of their relevance for the respective partner country.

Study: Reform and Future of Federal Fiscal Relations in Germany

Benefits for Development Cooperation

2018 | Jens Bullerjahn, Dr. Michael Thöne | GIZ

Germany reforms the fiscal relations between the federal government and the sixteen Länder roughly every 10 years. The most recent reform was agreed upon in 2017. A combination of political hands on experience and academic analysis, this short study examines German federal fiscal relations and analyses, to what extent the German experience can be inspiring to policy makers from the rest of the world.

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Reform und Zukunft des Finanzausgleichs in Deutschland

Reforme et Avenir de la Perequation Financiere en Allemagne

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