• Abstract / Zusammenfassung
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Regional growth regimes
  • 3. Characteristics of the growth regimes in East and in West Germanyin the early 1990s
  • 3.1 The two Germanys after World War II
  • 3.2 Characteristics of the East and West German growth regimeat the beginning of the transformation process
  • 3.3 The period of initial transformation 1989 to 1992
  • 4. Market dynamics in the 1993-2000 period
  • 5. Determinants of new business formation in East andWest Germany 1993-97
  • 6. The performance of newly founded businesses 1993-2000
  • 7. Summary and conclusions
  • References