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Scott R. Baker

Assistant Professor of Finance, Northwestern University

Management

How a Government Shutdown Affects the Economy

Withholding pay from even some government workers could introduce a significant economic speed bump in the short run.

Management

Will a Government Shutdown Damage the U.S. Economy?

The 2013 shutdown offers some clues as to what the impact will be now after Republicans and Democrats failed to agree to a short-term spending deal.

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