The core seems to be doing well by their standards, while the Greece and periphery GDP’s struggle, keeping overall unemployment just over 10%.
Overall deficits still high enough for modest overall growth.
Germany helped by exports to the other euro members, which means support of Greek and Irish finances which keeps them all solvent ‘helps’ Germany the most.
So Germans continue to work and export to the others who consume, as has been the post WWII case.
An outsider might call it a clever arrangement to extract war reparations, though wonder why the ‘winners’ continuously forgo untold trillions in lost output due to universal unemployment that dwarfs the benefits of receiving net German exports.
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