June 26 (Bloomberg) -- After two decades of economic stagnation, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is hitting back with a stimulus program unprecedented for Japan.
As he pursues his economic agenda, Abe has got to balance the needs of Japanese youth struggling to find jobs against those of the elderly, whose lifetime savings would be threatened by a spike in inflation. Bloomberg's Scilla Alecci reports. This report will be a featured article in the August issue of Bloomberg Markets magazine. (Source: Bloomberg)