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Christian Democratic Union’s policies on economic issues

These issues below are sorted in descending order based on how important the average German [people] voter ranked them on the quiz.

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the Economy  ›  Equal Pay

Should employers be required to pay men and women the same salary for the same job?

C>C  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should Germany raise taxes on the rich?

C>C  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the national minimum wage?

C>C  Party’s support baseYes, and adjust it every year according to inflation

the Economy  ›  Universal Basic Income

Do you support a universal basic income program?

C>C  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  National Pension Fund

Should all government officials be required to pay into the national pension fund?

C>C  Party’s support baseYes


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the Economy  ›  Government Spending

Should the government make cuts to public spending in order to reduce the national debt?

C>C  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  VAT Rates

Should VAT rates be increased or decreased?

C>C  Party’s support baseDecrease

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

C>C  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Welfare

Should there be fewer or more restrictions on current welfare benefits?

C>C  Party’s support baseMore

the Economy  ›  Labor Unions

Do you believe labor unions help or hurt the economy?

C>C  Party’s support baseHelp, in theory but have recently become corrupt and should have their powers limited

the Economy  ›  Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership

Do you support the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)?

C>C  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Farm Subsidies

Should the EU subsidize farmers?

C>C  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Domestic Jobs

Should the government provide tax incentives to private companies to keep jobs within the country?

C>C  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Offshore Banking

Should German citizens be allowed to save or invest their money in offshore bank accounts?

C>C  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Tariffs

Should the government add or increase tariffs on products imported into the country?

C>C  Party’s support baseNo, a global free trade system is better for our businesses and consumers

the Economy  ›  Tech Monopolies

Should the government break up Amazon, Facebook and Google?

C>C  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Bitcoin

Should the government classify Bitcoin as a legal currency?

C>C  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  State Ownership

Should the government acquire equity stakes in companies it bails out during a recession?

C>C  Party’s support baseNo