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. http://blog.independent.org/2019/01/29/how-much-did-the-government-shutdown-cost-the-economy/
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HOW MUCH DID THE GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN COST THE ECONOMY?
For the 35 days from December 21, 2018, to January 25, 2019, we heard quite a lot of stories about the negative impact the latest partial federal government closure would have on the U.S. economy. S&P Global Ratings, an independent firm that determines the credit ratings for businesses and governments that borrow money, estimated the cost of having about one-fifth of the U.S. government’s workforce either furloughed or working without pay for more than a month. The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis’s latest estimate of the size of the U.S. economy, as measured by the nation’s gross domestic product, is a seasonally adjusted $20.6 trillion. The $6 billion that S&P Global Ratings estimates the U.S. economy has lost as a result of the 35-day partial federal government shutdown is 0.03% of that number. CRAIG EYERMANN READ MORE