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Abe era a cautionary tale for deflation-tilting global economy

Three lessons from the Abe legacy that could have been

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Bank of Japan governor Haruhiko Kuroda meets with Abe in April 2018: when Abe promised to fire three arrows, he really meant one.   © Reuters

William Pesek is an award-winning Tokyo-based journalist and author of "Japanization: What the World Can Learn from Japan's Lost Decades."

The global fawn fest over Shinzo Abe's departure takes the you-do-not-know-what-you-have-until-you-lose-it sentiment to new heights.

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