Quick links to a few items I found interesting.
Now-Casting.com reads current indicators as signaling an improving global economy. They project that real GDP will grow in the U.S. at a 3.4% annual rate, in the Eurozone at 0.8%, and in China at 8.3% for 2014:Q1.
Via Mark Perry,
this map from the Census Bureau shows that the U.S. counties where median income has been growing are those where supply-side factors related to surging oil and natural gas production are driving the growth.
And David Andolfatto has some interesting graphs comparing recent trends in the labor force participation rate between the U.S. and Canada. For example, the teenage exit from the work force has strictly been a U.S. phenomenon.