Chart of the Month
A lesser known development in Prime Minister Abe’s push for structural reform is to increase female participation in the workforce, which is now higher than the US and leading to higher labor participation, income, and consumption.
1The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is an intergovernmental economic organization with 35 member countries, founded in 1960 to stimulate economic progress and world trade. | Source: OECD
Stat of the Month
Source: Yahoo, 3/18. S&P 500 Index is a market capitalization-weighted price index composed of 500 widely held common stocks.