Like so many of his predecessors, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has vowed to elevate Japan’s real growth to 2% per year. This is a rate not seen for any five-year period since the late-1980s bubble popped.
Richard Katz's December issue of the Oriental Economist includes reports of Getting to 2% Real Growth Productivity Revolution, How Much Productivity Growth is Needed? Talk with MOF’s Top Official, Japan's Software Industry - What Went Wrong? Taking the Lead on Climate Change - New Energy Model for PRC, Development Aids Climate Goals, and Cheap Yen, Lots of Buying - Tourism Explodes.