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Japan Fiscal Stimulus

Japan's Fiscal Stimulus: Yes, There Is Such a Thing as a Free Lunch

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 04.15.2013 | World
Mark Weisbrot

Economists like to say there's no such thing as a free lunch -- this was even the title of a 1975 book by Milton Friedman. But sometimes there is a free lunch -- in a vitally important sense -- and now is one of those times for a lot of countries suffering from unnecessary unemployment.

Japan Could Need Additional Stimulus, Moody's Says

Posted 07.23.2011 | Business

TOKYO (Leika Kihara) - Japan's return to recession and a bigger-than-expected slump in first-quarter economic growth are negative for its credit ratin...