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Shinzo Abe wants to “invigorate the economy.” To the Japanese prime minister, that means ending deflation and increasing the GDP growth rate. But the problems that his so-called Abenomics are supposed to address are not so severe. And his proposed policies will not address the country’s genuine challenges.