Trapped By Its Past Success, Japan Aims To Fix Economy With Abenomics' 'Three Arrows'

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The purpose of Abe's effort - called Abenomics, a term coined by Western media and since adopted by even the Japanese government - is to kickstart an economy that has gone nowhere during the past 20 years (nominal GDP today is essentially where it was in the mid-1990s).

The Financial Post presents a six-part series on the tectonic economic transformation underway in Japan. The country is currently home to the world's most rapidly aging population, while declining birth rates and low immigration mean Japan is expected to lose a million people a year in the coming decades TOKYO - In the commercial districts of…