Japan Finance Minister Models Policy After 1930s Stimulus

Japan Finance Minister Models Policy After 1930s Stimulus

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Shinzo Abe, Japan's prime minister and Taro Aso, Japan's finance minister, attend the opening session of the Diet at the lower house of parliament in Tokyo on Jan. 28, 2013. The challenge for Abe’s government is to fund growth without worsening Japan’s fiscal position.