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Consumer Expenditure Survey, 2008: Interview Survey and Detailed Expenditure Files (ICPSR 26725)
Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Labor. Bureau of Labor Statistics
The ongoing Consumer Expenditure Survey (CES) provides a continuous flow of information on the buying habits of American consumers and also furnishes data to support periodic revisions of the Consumer Price Index.
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United States Department of Labor. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Consumer Expenditure Survey, 2008: Interview Survey and Detailed Expenditure Files. ICPSR26725-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2009-11-20. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR26725.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR26725.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: consumer behavior, consumer expenditures, consumers, demographic characteristics, durable goods, food costs, household income, households, purchasing
Geographic Coverage: United States
Date of Collection:
Universe: Noninstitutionalized civilian population of the United States.
Data Types: survey data
Data Collection Notes:
These data are distributed exactly as they arrived from the data depositor. ICPSR has not checked or processed this material. Users should consult the investigators if further information is desired.
Sample: National probability sample of households designed to respresent the total noninstitutionalized civilian population.
Mode of Data Collection: computer-assisted personal interview (CAPI), face-to-face interview
Original ICPSR Release: 2009-11-20
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