Economic history: Germany, Greece and the Marshall Plan | The Economist

dralfoldman:

Looking back, this is worth a read. It’s one of our most popular blogs

Originally posted on Dr Alf's Blog:

One of a number of posters created by the Econ...

One of a number of posters created by the Economic Cooperation Administration to promote the Marshall Plan in Europe (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This is an excellent blog from the FT. The author, Albrecht Ritschl, is professor of economic history at the London School of Economics and a member of the advisory board to the German Ministry of Economics. It’s well worth a read. Check it out!

via Economic history: Germany, Greece and the Marshall Plan | The Economist.

Professor Ritschl is responding to an article by Hans-Werner Sinn, recently published in the New York Times. Mr. Sinn is the president of the Ifo Institute and the director of the Center for Economic Studies at the University of Munich. Mr. Sinn, in response to a recent criticism of German policy by President Obama, argues that German support to Greece has so far exceeded the benefits that Germany received from…

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