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Table 4 Change in GDP in manufacturing and in the total economy

From: The German labor market response in the world recession – de-mystifying a miracleDie Reaktion des deutschen Arbeitsmarktes auf die Weltrezession – Entzauberung eines Wunders

  Change in GDP in percent
  Total Manufacturing
Recovery 2004 Q4–2008 Q1 9.4 18.8
Recession 2008 Q2–2009 Q2 −5.9 −19.3
  1. Notes: Federal Statistical Office and calculations by the IAB; I  am grateful to Sabine Klinger for providing me with the data.