Survey of Consumer Attitudes and Behavior, March 1993 (ICPSR 6758)
Principal Investigator(s): Economic Behavior Program. Survey Research Center. University of Michigan
This monthly survey series was undertaken to measure changes in consumer attitudes and expectations, to explain why such changes occur, and to evaluate how these changes relate to consumer decisions to save, borrow, or make discretionary purchases. This type of information is also used for forecasting changes in aggregate consumer behavior. Each monthly survey probes a different aspect of consumer confidence. Open-ended questions are asked concerning evaluations and expectations about personal finances, employment, price changes, and the national business situation. Additional questions probe buying intentions for automobiles and the respondent's appraisals of present market conditions for purchasing houses, automobiles, and other durables. Demographic information includes ethnic origin, sex, age, and education.
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Economic Behavior Program, Survey Research Center, University of Michigan. SURVEY OF CONSUMER ATTITUDES AND BEHAVIOR, MARCH 1993. ICPSR version. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan, Survey Research Center [producer], 1993. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1996. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06758.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06758.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: consumer attitudes, consumer behavior, consumer expectations, consumer expenditures, durable goods, economic conditions, employment, national economy, personal finances, price fluctuations, purchasing, stock market conditions
Geographic Coverage: United States
Date of Collection:
Universe: Population of the United States aged 18 and older in households.
Data Types: survey data
Sample: National sample of dwelling units selected by area probability sampling.
personal and telephone interviews
Original ICPSR Release: 1996-11-21
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