Gloom, Doom and a "Fallen Giant"
Blog :Figuring Things Out
Date: 1/31/2012 6:29:00 PM
This month, Western Japan-experts have been out in full force, debating Japan's perception of itself. The debate was set off by an article in the New York Times, written by Eamonn Fingleton. Titled "The Myth of Japan's Failure", the piece refutes a widely held dim view of the country and its economy and insists that a 'number of facts and figures that don’t quite square with Japan’s image as