German politicians do not possess the best requirements for deal making. This is the result of a current study of the Negotiation Academy Potsdam (NAP). As first research institute NAP empirically investigated deal making in politics. Based on a representative population survey, 350 members of Bundestag, State, and European Parliament took part in the study. Results have been presented at a press conference in Berlin on wednesday, july 19th.
You can find a summary of the results here.
You can find the working paper here.
You can find the Press Release here.