Abenomics’ "third arrow" key to revitalising Japan’s economy

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Productivity increases can unlock growth in Japan, the latest OECD economic survey reports.

Labour productivity is surprisingly low–25% below leading OECD countries. The report urges reforms to boost innovation, labour mobility and women into the workforce. 

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