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Women could save Japan's
economy: IMF's Lagarde

Agence France Presse, by Staff

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Posted By:BuckeyeRon, 10/13/2012 1:42:35 PM

Women could rescue Japan's chronically underperforming economy if more of them went to work, the female director of the International Monetary Fund said Saturday. Christine Lagarde said Japan's shrinking and greying workforce, which has left the country struggling to pay welfare bills, could really benefit from an injection of female talent. "Because there is this ageing problem... we believe that women could actually help very much," Lagarde told reporters in Tokyo, where the IMF is holding its annual meetings(Snip)"Today you have five out of 10 Japanese women out of the job market, as opposed to two out of 10

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Without such astronimical abortion rates versus live births over the past 40 years their population wouldn't be greying: http://www.johnstonsarchive.net/policy/abortion/ab-japan.html

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: dallasdude, 10/13/2012 1:49:09 PM     (No. 8930566)



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Reply 2 - Posted by: dallasdude, 10/13/2012 1:49:23 PM     (No. 8930567)

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Reply 3 - Posted by: joew9, 10/13/2012 2:06:05 PM     (No. 8930603)

Ridiculous. Here's a way women can save it. Use their sexual powers to distract the Japanese leaders who have been tinkering with the economy for decades so that it can be left alone and investors can do something without the fear of interference from the socialist Keneysian Japanese government.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Spidey, 10/13/2012 2:29:51 PM     (No. 8930628)

Hate to say it because I ike Japan but the whole country is screwed up in the head. There's a big problem with young males being totally,sexually disinterested.But what are all these young women doing instead of working. Maybe there just aren't any jobs. They tried 20 years of stimulus that never really worked.They wouldn't have tried stimulus if there were jobs.

The other thing that hurts Japan and would hurt us also if Obama got his way,is everybody in the same industry makes the same pay.Imagine going to a car factory where you travel 3 hours each way only to make what everybody else does. How demoralizing could that be. But in Japan,China,you're supposed to just suck it up and be glad you have a job.

The bureaucracy in Japan is abysmal also. They've done little or nothing to help the tsunami survivors or rebuild the areas which could provide tons of jobs.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bobgray2, 10/13/2012 2:32:15 PM     (No. 8930633)

So exactly how is adding people to the work force going to save Japan's economy? All that is going to do is double, maybe triple, the unemployment rate, which will essentially freeze wages for the foreseeable future. It will also send huge numbers of workers with limited skills into dependency on government handouts because they are competing with more people for the same numbers of jobs. Employers would benefit because they no longer need to compete with each other for the workers that are available. It is also going to harm families by creating the need for daycare for young children and senior care for the elderly. A task currently being performed by those stay at home moms. This would totally transform Japanese society, and I don't think they would like the result.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: BigGeorgeTX, 10/13/2012 3:49:53 PM     (No. 8930764)

As # 5 said, It would also greatly increase the unemployment in Japan. What will it benefit the economy if it has millions of asexual men sitting at home playing video games all day. Other than the asexual part, that perfectly describes California.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Japanorama, 10/13/2012 4:02:31 PM     (No. 8930790)

Not so, judging from the Japanese porn I've seen.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Trigger2, 10/14/2012 6:02:51 AM     (No. 8931669)

Geez, everybody knows the way to save the economy is to spend more money and print more money (sc).

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