Here are a three reports that might be of interest to you, your colleagues, and your users.
We’ve also included a link to a compilation of contingency plans from a number of federal government agencies.
“Shutdown of the Federal Government: Causes, Processes, and Effects” was published on September 25, 2013 and made publicly accessible by the Federation of American Scientists.
If an updated version is made available we will post a note and the updated report here.
Clinton T. Brass, Coordinator
Specialist in Government Organization and Management
Congressional Research Service
Congressional Research Service (via Federation of American Scientists)
Note: Links are to the most current versions available via FAS. Newer versions may be available elsewhere.
- “Government Shutdown: Operations of the Department of Defense During a Lapse in Appropriations”
September 26, 2013
- “Past Government Shutdowns: Key Resources”
April 8, 2011