Best of the Web: 16-04-06, nr 1421

Good morning. Are wages in the US rising or not? Which is the better measure?

http://macroblog.typepad.com/macroblog/2016/04/which-wage-growth-measure-best-indicates-slack-in-the-labor-market.html

Nice one: “It’s always a bad time to be a blacksmith”
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http://www.npr.org/sections/money/2015/05/18/404991483/how-machines-destroy-and-create-jobs-in-4-graphs

Not too impressed by this piece of alphaville, but even so, it may be interesting for some
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http://libertystreeteconomics.newyorkfed.org/2016/04/are-stress-tests-still-informative.html#.VwPaPBN96Hq

Best of last week
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https://lukasdaalder.com/2016/04/01/best-in-economics-this-week-february-1/

Stress testing: is it still worth our while?
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http://libertystreeteconomics.newyorkfed.org/2016/04/are-stress-tests-still-informative.html#.VwPaPBN96Hq

China on a spending spree
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http://uk.businessinsider.com/chinese-investors-gobbling-up-us-companies-2016-4

Things that keep them up at night: Europe and immigration
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http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicdetail/2016/04/chief-concerns

And, specially for the Dutch voters today, some charts on the Ukraine (via @arendjankamp)

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https://twitter.com/ArendJanKamp/status/717371671947190272

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