CBO Sees Shutdown as an Economic Blip Totaling $3 Billion
The direct effect on GDP for the calendar year will amount to just 0.02 percent of annual output.
By Andrew Mayeda|January 28, 2019 at 12:09 PM
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The five-week partial shutdown of the U.S. government will ultimately cost the world’s biggest economy just $3 billion, though the closure had indirect effects that are tough to measure, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) said.