This weekend on Townhall, what Japanese and American experts want to do with Japanese wives: nudge them (force them?) out of the house and into the workforce, farm out their kids to daycare, and pretend that the resulting uptick in GDP stats shows an increase in economic value.
- Washington Post: Japanese leader Abe wants more women to work. So he’s got big plans for day care.
- Learn Liberty Video: Adam Smith’s Invisible Hand
- BLS: Civilian labor force participation rates
- Washington Post: With ‘Abenomics,’ Japan catches a sense of revival