Shift in Washington stirs economic jitters abroad

Press quote (New York Times)
Simon Tilford
03 November 2010

From the perspective of those outside the United States, "Republican claims to fiscal probity are a little difficult to buy into," said Simon Tilford, the chief economist at the Centre for European Reform in London. "What they're advocating would probably increase the deficit rather than effect the dramatic reduction which they claim they want to bring about."