What's Going to Happen to the Nation's Economic Data?

With statistical agencies under budget pressure, a White House adviser makes no promises to defend funding for the economists who measure America's economy.

WASHINGTON, DC - NOVEMBER 13: Jason Furman, chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors, testifies on the current economic outlook during a hearing of the Joint Economic Committee on November 13, 2013 in Washington, DC. Furman stressed that the economic recovery is strong despite the manufactured crises in Congress, but that it is too soon to say whether the brinksmanship of the government shutdown will have drastic consequences.
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