From Forbes, Charles Kadlec highlights Obama economist Christina Romer’s scholarly writing on the negative impact of tax increases.
The WSJ notes a rising threat to Europe’s borderless trade policy.
In Forbes, Ralph Benko profiles Art Laffer and Stephen Moore’s Rich States, Poor States.
At The WSJ, Paul Gigot and Dan Henninger discuss the Netherland’s proposed tax increases and declining growth:
At RCM, John Tamny explains that economic fairness makes everyone poorer.
From Alhambra Partners, Joe Calhoun remains moderately bearish on the world economy.
At Forbes, Grove City Prof. Mark Hendrickson highlights the Obama Administration’s interest in a global corporate tax (h/t: Future of Capitalism).
In Barrons, Stanford’s John Taylor critiques Keynesian tax stimulus and advocates rules-based monetary policy.
At TGSN, Ralph Benko argues gold offers the best rule for monetary stability.
In The WSJ, Stephen Moore reports Republicans may not win retiring Sen. Kent Conrad’s (ND) seat.
On The Kudlow Report, Tamar Jacoby debates Arizona’s immigration policy:
In The NYT Magazine, Paul Krugman urges Fed Chairman Bernanke to increase inflation.
At The WSJ, Peter Diamond and Emmanuel Saez argue higher top tax rates will generate more federal revenue and not harm growth.
USA Today dredges up hoary misconceptions about the gold standard.