'Shutdown’ Could Drag Down 19Q1 GDP Stats, Quick Rebound to Follow

posted by Michael Lewis on January 18, 2019

Found in US, categorized in Macro

Tags: shutdown GDP growth

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Because the government produces (practically) no commodities or services that people pay for, GDP accounts measure federal “output” based on the number of hours worked by federal employees.


FMI’s commentary on the macro economic effects of the government shutdown.

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