Hledá se světová poptávka

Německo a Japonsko opět sklouzly do recese. Druhá a třetí největší ekonomika světa opět k růstu úhrnné celosvětové poptávky nepřispívají, nýbrž jej snižují.

Z pohledu německých a japonských občanů jde o špatnou zprávu. Díky prudce se rozvíjejícím globálním technologiím by zvyšování hladiny výstupu a životní úrovně mělo být relativně snadné. Přesto s tím jak německá, tak japonská ekonomika mají už jeden a půl dekády těžkosti. Je jisté, že před patnácti lety všichni očekávali, že současný stav obou ekonomik bude mnohem lepší.

Z pohledu globální politické stability je recese a stagnace v Německu a Japonsku potenciálně ještě horší zprávou. Demokratické vlády uzavírají se svými občany určitou dohodu a získávají dlouhodobou legitimitu na základě své schopnosti zajistit rostoucí životní úroveň a vysokou zaměstnanost.

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