What are the lingering effects of the government shutdown?

The recent shutdown of the federal government impacted the U.S. economy and stoked fears in many Americans who depend on critical social services. Amid new uncertainty about the future of the government, the University of Chicago Booth School of Business’ Rustandy Center for Social Sector Innovation recently hosted a discussion that examined the shutdown’s lingering impacts and consequences. The event featured Erik Hurst, the V. Duane Rath Professor of Economics at Chicago Booth; Kate Maehr, CEO...