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University of Michigan Survey Research Center Economic Behavior Program

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Works: 529 works in 1,046 publications in 1 language and 2,470 library holdings
Genres: Surveys  Periodicals 
Classifications: HC110.S3, 658
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Surveys of consumers( )

in English and held by 460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

User guide to the panel study of income dynamics( Book )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Survey of Consumer Attitudes and Behavior, Summer 1962( )

7 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This survey was undertaken to assess consumer sentiment and buying plans, as well as the effect of attitudes toward expected Social Security benefits, old age insurance, and private pension plans on present economic behavior and planning, and attitudes toward West Germany, family planning, and different modes of travel. Open-ended questions were asked concerning evaluations and expectations about price changes, employment, recession, and the national business situation, as well as the effect of the world political situation on the national business situation. Other variables probe respondents' buying intentions for a house, automobiles, appliances, and other consumer durables, as well as their appraisals of present market conditions for purchasing these items. Additional variables probe respondents' attitudes toward foreign-made goods, as well as their assessment of their financial status relative to the previous year. Information is also provided on respondents' political party identification and neighborhood characteristics. Demographic variables provide information on age, race, sex, religion, education, marital status, occupation, family size, and family income.... Cf.: http://webapp.icpsr.umich.edu/cocoon/ICPSR-STUDY/03637.xml
Survey of Consumer Attitudes and Behavior, April 1979( Book )

32 editions published between 1979 and 1988 in English and Undetermined and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These surveys were done 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. Each quarterly survey contains approximately 40 questions, each of which 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
Survey of Consumer Attitudes and Behavior, Spring 1958 News Media( )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1984 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This survey was undertaken to assess consumer sentiment and buying plans, as well as unemployment, travel, long-distance telephone calls, and attitudes toward proposed anti-recession measures. Open-ended questions were asked concerning evaluations and expectations about price changes, employment, recession, and the national business situation. Information was elicited on the number of people then working who had been laid off intermittently in the past year or who were working shorter hours or who had lost their jobs. Questions were also asked about how families whose income had been reduced by unemployment or by shorter hours had managed financially, and what might stimulate business and reduce unemployment. Respondents were also asked about their plans for future travels, travel experiences, and overseas travel preferences, and their reactions to the introduction of jet planes for commercial use. Additional variables probe respondents' telephone usage and the effects of the recession on their use of telephones for long-distance calls. Data are also provided on respondents buying intentions for a house, automobiles, appliances, and other consumer durables, as well as their appraisals of present market conditions for purchasing these items. Demographic variables provide information on age, race, sex, marital status, education, occupation, religion, and family income. A supplementary sample of 122 respondents, consisting of a specially selected Detroit unemployment sample, is available upon request only.... Cf.: http://webapp.icpsr.umich.edu/cocoon/ICPSR-STUDY/03631.xml
Survey of consumer attitudes and behavior, Spring 1975( )

4 editions published between 1977 and 1984 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This survey was undertaken to assess consumer sentiment and buying plans. Open-ended questions were asked concerning evaluations and expectations about personal finances, employment, recession, price changes, and the national business situation. Additional variables probe respondents' buying intentions for a house, automobiles, appliances, and other consumer durables, and the respondents' appraisals of present market conditions for purchasing houses and other durables. Other variables probe respondents' opinions of their health relative to that of other people in their age group, the relative merits of small and standard full-size cars as well as of small foreign cars and small American cars, the long-term cost and durability of certain household appliances, their satisfaction with the amount of money they had in savings, their satisfaction with life in the United States and with their lives in general, the United States government's help to the South Vietnamese government, and the seriousness of Arab nations' intentions regarding peace with Israel. Additional topics covered include a solution to the energy crisis, penalties for smoking marijuana, freedom to make uncomplimentary public speeches, communism in the United States and free speech, causes of crime and lawlessness, the role of government in improving the quality of life of the people, job satisfaction, monetary drive of lawyers and doctors and the state of the public good, and unionization of workers, as well as their financial status relative to the previous year and relative to that of their parents at a comparable age. Information is also provided on respondents' car ownership and the make and use of it, religious group affiliation, hobbies, political influence, p... Cf.: http://webapp.icpsr.umich.edu/cocoon/ICPSR-STUDY/07480.xml
Survey of Consumer Attitudes and Behavior, July 1996( )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study was undertaken to measure changes in consumer attitudes and expectations, to understand why such 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, the national business climate, present market conditions for the purchasing of houses, automobiles, personal computers, and other durables, familiarity with and expected use of the Internet, and information about family and company vehicles. Demographic information includes race, ethnic origin, sex, age, education, marital status, and household size and income
Survey of Consumer Attitudes and Behavior, June 1997( )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This survey was undertaken to measure changes in consumer attitudes and expectations, to understand why such 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 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 inquired about respondents' buying intentions for automobiles and computers, and their appraisals of present market conditions for purchasing houses, automobiles, computers, and other durables. Also explored in this survey were respondents' types of savings and financial investments, loan use, family income, and sources of income. Other questions focused on respondents' use of personal computers at home and in the office, respondents' familiarity with and use of the Internet, and respondents' ownership, lease, and use of automobiles. Demographic information includes ethnic origin, sex, age, marital status, and education.... Cf.: http://webapp.icpsr.umich.edu/cocoon/ICPSR-STUDY/04390.xml
Survey of Consumer Finances, 1965( )

4 editions published between 1977 and 1984 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The questions in the 1965 survey covered the respondent's attitudes toward national economic conditions (e.g., the effect of Vietnam War involvement and relations with other communist countries on United States business) and price activity, as well as the respondent's own financial situation. Other questions examined the family unit head's occupation, and the nature and amount of the family's income, debts, liquid assets, changes in liquid assets, savings, investment preferences, and actual and expected purchases of cars and other major durables. In addition, the survey explored in detail the subject of housing, e.g., previous and present home ownership, value of respondent's dwelling, and mortgage information. Information was also gathered on family income (its source and distribution), and larger recreational and hobby equipment purchases. Personal data include age and education of head, household composition, and occupation
Survey of Consumer Finances, 1960( )

5 editions published between 1977 and 1984 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This data collection is one in a series of surveys of consumer finances conducted annually between 1946 and 1971. In a nationally representative sample, the head of each spending unit (usually the husband, the main earner, or the owner of the home) was interviewed. The basic unit of reference in the study was the spending unit, but some family data are also available. The questions in the 1960 survey covered the respondent's attitudes toward national economic conditions and price activity, as well as the respondent's own financial situation. Other questions examined the spending unit head's occupation, and the nature and amount of the spending unit's income, debts, liquid assets, changes in liquid assets, savings, investment preferences, and actual and expected purchases of cars and other major durables. In addition, the survey explored in detail the subject of housing, e.g., previous and present home ownership, value of respondent's dwelling, and mortgage information. Demographic variables include number of people in the spending unit, age, sex, and education of the head, and the race and sex of the respondent
Survey of consumer attitudes and behavior, Winter 1976( )

4 editions published between 1978 and 1984 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This survey was undertaken to assess consumer sentiment and buying plans as well as views on price fluctuations. Open-ended questions were asked concerning evaluations and expectations about personal finances, employment, recession, price changes, and the national business situation. Additional variables probe respondents' buying intentions for a house, automobiles, appliances, and other consumer durables, and respondents' appraisals of present market conditions for purchasing houses and other durables. Other variables probe respondents' assessments of their financial status relative to the previous year, their satisfaction with their savings, and their opinions on penalties for marijuana use, public speeches against democracy, communism and free speech, degree of government control of local education, causes of crime and lawlessness, gun permit law, public officials' responsiveness to public opinion, United States' intervention in the world's trouble spots, the comparative effect of a Democratic president and a Republican president on the economy, air pollution, and the relative value of small and standard full-size cars. Information is also provided on respondents' monetary debts, previous and future planned vacation trips, and car ownership and the plans to buy a new one. Demographic variables provide information on respondents' age, sex, race, marital status, education, occupation, employment status, and income.... Cf.: http://webapp.icpsr.umich.edu/cocoon/ICPSR-STUDY/07543.xml
Survey of Consumer Finances, 1962( )

4 editions published between 1977 and 1984 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This data collection is one in a series of financial surveys of consumers conducted annually since 1946. In a nationally representative sample, the head of each spending unit (usually the husband, the main earner, or the owner of the home) was interviewed. The basic unit of reference in the study was the spending unit, but some family data are also available. The questions in the 1962 survey covered the respondent's attitudes toward national economic conditions and price activity, as well as the respondent's own financial situation. Other questions examined the spending unit head's occupation, and the nature and amount of the spending unit's income, debts, liquid assets, changes in liquid assets, savings, investment preferences, and actual and expected purchases of cars and other major durables. In addition, the survey explored in detail the subject of housing, e.g., previous and present home ownership, value of respondent's dwelling, and mortgage information. The survey paid particular attention to assets and net worth. Personal data include number of people in the spending unit, age, sex, and education of the head, and the race and sex of the respondent.... Cf.: http://webapp.icpsr.umich.edu/cocoon/ICPSR-STUDY/07442.xml
Survey of consumer attitudes and behavior, Summer 1976( )

4 editions published between 1978 and 1984 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This survey was undertaken to assess consumer sentiment and buying plans. Open-ended questions were asked concerning evaluations and expectations about personal finances, employment, recession, price changes, and the national business situation. Additional variables probe respondents' buying intentions for a house, automobiles, appliances, and other consumer durables, and respondents' appraisals of present market conditions for purchasing houses and other durables. Other variables probe respondents' assessments of their financial status relative to the previous year, as well as their opinions of Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter in comparative terms as to who would do a better job and improve the economy if elected as president, and of fuel economy cars. Information is also provided on respondents' investments in stocks or bonds, debts owed, car owned and the plans to buy a new vehicle, towns lived in five years ago, type of house lived in currently and for what length of time in the year, and the number of telephones owned. Demographic variables provide information on respondents' age, sex, race, marital status, education, occupation, employment status, and family income.... Cf.: http://webapp.icpsr.umich.edu/cocoon/ICPSR-STUDY/07545.xml
Survey of Consumer Finances, 1964( )

3 editions published between 1977 and 1984 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The questions in the 1964 survey covered the respondent's attitudes toward national economic conditions and price activity, as well as the respondent's own financial situation. Other questions examined the family unit head's occupation, and the nature and amount of the family's income, debts, liquid assets, changes in liquid assets, savings, investment preferences, and actual and expected purchases of cars and other major durables. In addition, the survey explored in detail the subject of housing, e.g., previous and present home ownership, value of respondent's dwelling, and mortgage information. The survey also gathered detailed information on savings, assets, and stock ownership. Personal data include age and education of head, household composition, and occupation
Survey of Consumer Finances, 1963( )

3 editions published between 1977 and 1984 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The questions in the 1963 survey covered the respondent's attitudes toward national economic conditions and price activity, as well as the respondent's own financial situation. Other questions examined the spending unit head's occupation, and the nature and amount of the spending unit's income, debts, liquid assets, changes in liquid assets, savings, investment preferences, and actual and expected purchases of cars and other major durables. In addition, the survey explored in detail the subject of housing, e.g., previous and present home ownership, value of respondent's dwelling, and mortgage information. The survey also gathered detailed information on marriage, family, and family planning. Personal data include number of people in the spending unit, age, sex, and education of the head, and the race and sex of the respondent
Survey of Consumer Finances, 1966( )

3 editions published between 1977 and 1984 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This data collection is one in a series of financial surveys of consumers conducted annually since 1946. In a nationally representative sample, the head of each family unit was interviewed. Starting in 1966, in order to examine the effect that increased car ownership was having on American families, the data collected in this series were organized so that they could be analyzed by both family unit and car unit. The 1966 data are based on car unit. Survey questions regarding automobiles included number of drivers and car owners in the family, make and model of each car, purchase method, car financing and installment debt, and expectations of car purchases in the coming year. Other questions in the 1966 survey covered the respondent's attitudes toward national economic conditions (e.g., the effect of Vietnam War involvement and relations with other communist countries on United States business) and price activity, as well as the respondent's own financial situation. Other questions examined the family unit head's occupation, and the nature and amount of the family's income, debts, liquid assets, changes in liquid assets, savings, investment preferences, and actual and expected purchases of major durables. In addition, the survey explored in detail the subject of housing, e.g., previous and present home ownership, value of respondent's dwelling, and mortgage information. Each respondent also was asked about unemployment, job history, hours of part- and full-time employment, and retirement plans. Personal data include age and education of head, household composition, and occupation.... Cf.: http://webapp.icpsr.umich.edu/cocoon/ICPSR-STUDY/07446.xml
Survey of Consumer Finances, 1961( )

4 editions published between 1977 and 1984 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The questions in the 1961 survey covered the respondent's attitudes toward national economic conditions and price activity, as well as the respondent's own financial situation. Other questions examined the spending unit head's occupation, and the nature and amount of the spending unit's income, debts, liquid assets, changes in liquid assets, savings, investment preferences, and actual and expected purchases of cars and other major durables. In addition, the survey explored in detail the subject of housing, e.g., previous and present home ownership, value of respondent's dwelling, and mortgage information. The survey also gathered detailed information on jobs and job histories. Personal data include number of people in the spending unit, age, sex, and education of the head, and the race and sex of the respondent
Survey of Consumer Attitudes and Behavior, July 1983( )

10 editions published in 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These surveys were undertaken done 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 contains approximately 40-50 questions and 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
Survey of Consumer Attitudes and Behavior, June 1986( Book )

6 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 contains approximately 40-50 questions and 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
Survey of Consumer Attitudes and Behavior, June 1987( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 contains approximately 40-50 questions and 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
 
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