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Doing Business with Japan: Can Abenomics and a “third opening” revive the economy?

Doing business with Japan: Can abenomics and a “third opening” revive the economy?
Scott Sowers

From SAGE Business Researcher, October 12, 2015

Executive Summary

Since the late 1980s, Japan’s economy has struggled to overcome years of recession and punishing price deflation, plus a declining population and aging citizenry. Among the forces pushing against these head winds: a small but growing group of entrepreneurs who are trying to bring creativity and energy to the economy, and the government of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, which is attempting to spark growth through “Abenomics” and a “third opening” consisting of free trade. Reviews of these efforts are mixed, but many experts agree Abenomics is ...

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