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The Economic Impact Of The Federal Shutdown

WBUR
Thursday, October 17, 2013

After a long budget fight, government shutdown, and debt-ceiling brinksmanship what’s the toll on the economy?

A report from the Macroeconomic Advisers says that all the budget turmoil since 2010 has cost the US economy close to 3 percent of GDP, or almost $700 billion.

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