Stiefkinder des Wirtschaftswunders? Die deutschen Ostvertriebenen und die Politik des Lastenausgleichs (1952 bis 1975) / Poor Relations of the Economic Miracle? German Refugees from the East and the Policy of Burden Sharing (1952–1975)
Did the millions of German expellees in the Federal Republic remain in the shadow of the »economic miracle«? In 1952, the burden-sharing law – the largest social political project of the young state – had promised them compensation and integration aid within the limits of the »national economic possibilities« and implemented additional taxes for the wealthy.