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Companies create jobs, growth and wealth. The government needs to support them in adapting to the ever changing circumstances they are confronted with.

The economy’s structure is changing, both on the German and on an international level. Companies need to constantly change and adapt – for instance to the demands posed by digitisation. At the same time, companies can actively influence and shape those developments.

The government should support companies and firms in doing so, for instance by setting up the right political parameters. This includes reviewing competition rules and maintaining a balance between more traditional medium-sized enterprises and start-ups with new business models, which are crucial to the German economy.

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Vera Demary

Dr. Vera Demary

Head of the Research Unit Digitalization, Structural Change and Competition

Tel+49 221 4981-749



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Klaus-Heiner Röhl

Dr. Klaus-Heiner Röhl

Senior Economist for Firms

Tel+49 30 27877-103


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