Lagarde to Japan: Smash the glass ceiling with smart policies for women

Christine Lagarde, the IMF's managing director, speaks during an interview in Tokyo on Sept. 12.

TOKYO -- Women's workforce participation is a critical factor as Japan attempts to pump up its economy, according to Christine Lagarde, the International Monetary Fund's managing director. In a recent interview with The Nikkei, Lagarde called for a flexible Japanese labor market that is open to ...