An expression in which the economy has inflicted a bad thing on someone even though it was not the economy's fault.
*John gets his character in a game headshot*
John: Oh my god, I just got economically owned!
Mike: Well, the economy is to be blamed for this.
John: What the fu** does the economy have to do with this?
Mike: I don't fu***** know, just accept that you got economically owned.