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Survey of Consumer Attitudes and Behavior, June 1989 (ICPSR 9640)

Published: Mar 4, 1992 View help for published

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Economic Behavior Program. Survey Research Center. University of Michigan

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https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09640.v1

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These surveys were undertaken to measure changes in consumer attitudes and expectations, to understand why these changes occur, and to evaluate how they relate to consumer decisions to save, borrow, or make discretionary purchases. This type of information is essential for forecasting changes in aggregate consumer behavior. Since the late 1940s, these surveys have been produced quarterly through 1977 and monthly thereafter. 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.

Economic Behavior Program. Survey Research Center. University of Michigan. Survey of Consumer Attitudes and Behavior, June 1989. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1992-03-04. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09640.v1

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National sample of dwelling units selected by area probability sampling.

Population of the United States aged 18 and older in households.

personal interviews

survey data

1992-03-04

1992-03-04

2018-02-15 The citation of this study may have changed due to the new version control system that has been implemented. The previous citation was:
  • Economic Behavior Program, Survey Research Center, University of Michigan. SURVEY OF CONSUMER ATTITUDES AND BEHAVIOR, JUNE 1989. Ann Arbor, MI: Survey Research Center [producer], 1989. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1992. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09640.v1

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  • Data in this collection are available only to users at ICPSR member institutions.

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