- Matthias Diermeier / Henry Goecke ·
- IW News ·
- 20 October 2017
Capital cities: Usually an economic driving force
In almost every European country, the capital contributes strongly to the countries’ economy.However, according to the Cologne Institute for Economic Research (IW), there is one exemption: Germany. Without Berlin, the German gross domestic product (GDP) per capita would be even higher.