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COMMENTARY

Pursuing the illusion of unending growth

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Have we all become so addicted to the idea of continued high economic growth that the very suggestion of a new normal - or "new mediocre" as IMF managing director Christine Lagarde likes to call it - of slower growth leaves us feeling deeply disquieted and in search of a "fix" ?

Tokyo

HAVE we all become so addicted to the idea of continued high economic growth that the very suggestion of a new normal - or "new mediocre" as IMF managing director Christine Lagarde likes to call it - of slower growth leaves us feeling deeply disquieted and in search of a "fix" ?