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Weak spot

4 Oct 2013 By Andy Mukherjee

The 8 percent jump in payouts this year is the best since 2006. Yet, bigger bonuses alone won’t end Japan’s deflation. Regular wages, which drive consumer spending, are still stagnant. Targeted fiscal incentives, followed by labour reforms, can boost both pay and productivity. 

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