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Japan: No Longer a Miracle

Japan, the postwar economic miracle, is on a fundamental slide. Fifteen years ago, it ranked fourth in the world in terms of gross domestic product per person, but now it has slipped to 20th.

Japan: No Longer a Miracle

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For Japan, a Long, Slow Slide
Article | TOKYO -- As the United States frets noisily about a recession, Japan is quietly enduring a far more fundamental economic slide, one that seems irreversible.

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