Here’s a pre-Christmas sampler of economic and workforce-oriented articles that we’ve paid attention to of late:
The New York Times’ Economix blog looks at numbers of “permament” and “casual” workers in the US.
New migration numbers are out, and the news isn’t good for Florida, Nevada, and California specifically. The big winner: Texas. “It added more people from home and abroad than any other state this year — 231,539. That is more than Florida, Arizona, California, Nevada and Colorado, combined.”
Newgeography.com’s Joel Kotkin writes about the green movement and its “deep-seated misanthropy.”
The Wall Street Journal has this piece on the revival of the RV market in Elkhart County, Indiana, where the unemployment rate has dropped from 18.9% to 14.5%.