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Policy Brief

02 / 2019

Policy Brief of the Bertelsmann Stiftung
dealing with current topics and challenges to the future of democracy.


Dear Sir or Madam,

is Germany's grand coalition keeping its promises? How quickly does the government bring promises made in the coalition agreement into reality? And how high is the public's confidence in the fulfillment of the coalition's promises? A midterm analysis that we conducted jointly with the Berlin Social Science Center (WZB) and the Institut für Demoskopie Allensbach puts these questions front and center:

“Better Than Their Reputation”
by Dr. Robert Vehrkamp and Theres Matthieß

The Policy Brief of the Bertelsmann Stiftung's “Future of Democracy“ program provides analyses of current challenges to our democracy.

We hope you find it enjoyable and informative, and look forward to receiving any feedback you might have.

Kind regards,

Dr. Robert Vehrkamp and Christina Tillmann

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