The Manchester Union-Leader praises Newt Gingrich’s economic plan.
Yahoo News notes Gingrich’s ability to learn quickly from audiences on the stump.
At NRO, AEI’s Kevin Hassett critiques Rick Santorum’s tax plan.
At The American, James Pethokoukis examines the latest unemployment numbers.
The NY Sun dismisses the Fed’s latest initiative to publish the interest rate forecasts of its individual members.
In The NYT, Eammon Fingelton argues Japan is in pretty good shape, and notes its large current account surplus despite a massive rise in the yen’s foreign exchange value.
At The Atlantic, Megan McArdle notes that when loss of benefits and tax credits are accounted for, America’s working poor pays the highest marginal tax rates.
In The NYT Magazine, Adam Davidson explains that Europe’s larger problem is its weak growth rates for decades.
At The WSJ, Cato’s Dan Griswold argues Republicans have missed the economic benefits of immigration:
From New World Economics, Nathan Lewis discusses gold standard operating mechanisms.
The NYT reports US manufacturing’s surprising strength.
In The NYT, Bruce Bartlett examines the federal debt.
Also in The Times, Paul Krugman correctly argues that government debt is irrelevant with faster economic growth but ruins it by suggesting spending stimulus will lead to higher growth.