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Women are going to save Japan

Why do economies grow? It’s a simple recipe, actually. Add rising labor productivity—total output per worker—to an increase in the number of people working, or…

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The economic case for paternity leave

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Suddenly last year, maternity leave got a makeover, courtesy of a most improbable source: Shinzo Abe. Japan’s prime minister is synonymous with machismo-spiked nationalism (he…

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