Shutdown Economics The U.S. partial government shutdown is on track to be the longest in history. Whatever its political consequences, the economic costs to the private sector will increase the longer it lasts.
NPR logo

Shutdown Economics

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/684634969/684638405" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Shutdown Economics

Shutdown Economics

Shutdown Economics

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/684634969/684638405" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

The U.S. partial government shutdown is on track to be the longest in history. Whatever its political consequences, the economic costs to the private sector will increase the longer it lasts.