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    Fiscal Policy: “Nonessential” Government Workers

    Sep 28, 13 • 325 Views • Behavioral Economics, Economic Humor, Government, Labor, Macroeconomic Measurement, RegulationNo Comments

    Who is “nonessential?” No one. When the last lengthy shutdown unfolded for 21 days at the end 1995 into 1996, furloughed government workers objected to being called nonessential. One HHS deputy secretary said, “I want to make the point...