Center for Business and Economic Research - Ball State University

Forecast Update Oct. 1, 2013: The Economic Effect of the Government Shutdown

Forecast Update Oct. 1, 2013: The Economic Effect of the Government Shutdown

This government shutdown is the first since January 1996 and the 18th since 1977.  The event may be short-lived, but its economic effects can be long-lasting.  Economist Michael J. Hicks gives his insight in this economic brief.

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Tags: economy, financial crisis, government, taxes