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Suggestions for economic growth and job creation in Germany

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Federal minister Dr Thomas de Maizière will give a public lecture at LSE on Thursday 2 March. He will speak on Suggestions for Economic Growth and Job Creation in Germany.

As the largest economy in the European Union, Germany has seen a sustained period of low economic growth over the last decade. The new 'grand coalition', of which Dr Thomas de Maizière is a prominent member, faces the challenge of the tackling Germany's economic problems.

Federal minister Dr Thomas de Maizière is head of the federal chancellery and one of the closest advisers to Angela Merkel, Germany's new chancellor. Prior to his current position he has held several key positions in the state of Saxony, having been responsible for, at different times, the ministries of interior, justice and finance.

This event is hosted by the LSE European Series and supported by LSE's Annual Fund in association with LSESU German Society. This event is scheduled as part of LSE's German Symposium|.

This speech will be given in German, but a simultaneous translation service will be provided for those who do not speak German.

Suggestions for Economic Growth and Job Creation in Germany is on Thursday 2 March at 4pm in the Shaw Library, sixth floor, Old Building, LSE. This event is free and open to all with no ticket required.

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To request a press ticket, please contact Jessica Winterstein, LSE Press Office, on 020 7955 7060 or email j.Winterstein@lse.ac.uk| 

21 February 2006

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