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What Japan's highest inflation reading in 15 years has to do with the country's economic recovery.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Nov 29, 2013
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If you plot the country's unemployment rates against its inflation rates, the result looks an awful lot like…JAPAN!

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Aug 10, 2013
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Here's what a blockbuster quarter from Toyota has to do with Japanese economic policy.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Aug 2, 2013
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Three key questions about the amazing volatility in the Japanese financial markets.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Jun 13, 2013
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A huge drop in Japanese stocks overnight shows how fragile markets have become in this central bank-driven world

  • Neil Irwin
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  • May 23, 2013
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Japan has suddenly become a testing ground for how to solve the problems that ail all the leading advanced economies. Here's what to watch for.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Apr 8, 2013
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"A construction company in Japan has developed a method of tearing down a building without the noise smell or dust caused by conventional demolition."

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Mar 13, 2013
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A lot of people hate deficits, and a lot of people hate that the national debt is so high. But why should this worry them?

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Mar 13, 2013
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Methane hydrates beneath the ocean contain an enormous amount of natural gas. But they've always proven impossible to exploit. Until now.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Mar 12, 2013
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The era of independent central banks may be ending. That's not necessarily a bad thing.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Jan 22, 2013
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Shinzō Abe wants to boost growth in Japan by two points. But his plan could do even better than that.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jan 11, 2013
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