Angela Merkel’s economic legacy: strong growth, ailing infrastructure

Sep 8, 2020
As the German leader approaches the end of her long tenure in office, we assess her achievements and the challenges facing her country after her departure.
After 15 years as Germany's top leader, Angela Merkel is set to end her tenure next year.
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Stopping German students in their tracks?

Apr 8, 2015
Germany's controversial sorting system determines early on who goes to college.

American students head to Germany for free college

Apr 1, 2015
More American students are getting degrees in other countries with free college.

How German higher education controls costs

Mar 31, 2015
What America can learn from taxpayers who foot the bill for free university.

Waiting for a big break in Germany's new economy

Feb 27, 2015
How do you make it in Germany? One waitress shares her story.