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University of Michigan Survey Research Center Economic Behavior Program

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Works: 559 works in 1,224 publications in 1 language and 4,479 library holdings
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Classifications: HC110.S3, 658
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Surveys of consumers( )

in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Survey of Consumer Attitudes and Behavior, Spring 1958 by University of Michigan( )

10 editions published between 1975 and 1984 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 32 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
User guide to the panel study of income dynamics( Book )

3 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Survey of Consumer Attitudes and Behavior, Spring 1975 by University of Michigan( )

5 editions published between 1977 and 1984 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 18 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
Survey of Consumer Attitudes and Behavior, Winter 1976 by University of Michigan( )

5 editions published between 1978 and 1984 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To buy a new one. Demographic variables provide information on respondents' age, sex, race, marital status, education, occupation, employment status, and income
Survey of Consumer Attitudes and Behavior, Spring 1967 by University of Michigan( )

5 editions published between 1974 and 1984 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This study was undertaken primarily to assess consumer sentiment and buying plans. It constitutes the economic portion of the data that were elicited by the Spring 1967 survey. Open-ended questions were asked concerning evaluations and expectations about personal finances, employment, recession, price changes, and the national business situation. Additional questions probed 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 items elicited respondents' perceptions of home mortgage credit and changes in interest rates, and their financial status relative to the previous year. Demographic variables provide information on respondents' age, sex, occupation, race, and family income for 1966
Survey of Consumer Attitudes and Behavior, Winter 1975 by University of Michigan( )

5 editions published between 1977 and 1984 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Monetary drive of lawyers and doctors and the state of the public good, satisfaction with life in the United States, government's expected role in racial integration and relations between white and Black people, vacation plans, and respondents' assessment of their financial status relative to the previous year. Information is also provided on respondents' car ownership and the make and use of it, political party self-identification and party candidate vote preference, self-identified ideological position, the neighborhood and house structure respondents live in, and spending plans for their income tax refunds. Demographic variables provide information on respondents' age, sex, race, marital status, occupation, employment status, religion, and family income
Survey of Consumer Attitudes and Behavior, Summer 1975 by University of Michigan( )

5 editions published between 1977 and 1984 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This survey was undertaken to assess consumer sentiment and buying plans, as well as to provide information on consumer ideas of social change, the care of physically challenged parents, grandparents, and spouse, and labor unions. 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 of their age group, their financial status relative to the previous year and to that of their parents at a comparable age, their job satisfaction, satisfaction with life in the United States and with treatment from public officials, and the role of government in improving the quality of life of the people. Other topics covered included government support for the rights of Black people, racial desegregation, Black empowerment, causes of crime and lawlessness, and the relative merits of small and standard full-size cars and small foreign and American
Survey of Consumer Attitudes and Behavior, Summer 1973 by University of Michigan( )

5 editions published between 1977 and 1984 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 16 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 government price controls, government spending, especially spending on welfare, income tax filing and returns, small foreign cars as compared to small American cars, and their financial status relative to the previous year. Information is also provided on respondents' car ownership and the make and use of it, and spending plans for their income tax refunds. Demographic variables provide information on respondents' age, sex, race, marital status, occupation, employment status, and family income
Survey of Consumer Attitudes and Behavior, Summer 1976 by University of Michigan( )

5 editions published between 1978 and 1984 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 16 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
Survey of Consumer Attitudes and Behavior, Winter 1974 by University of Michigan( )

5 editions published between 1977 and 1984 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 16 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. 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. Additional variables probe respondents' opinions of small foreign cars as compared to small American cars, air pollution, gasoline prices, government spending, especially welfare payments, tax increases, income tax filing and returns, their spending plans for income tax refunds, taxes owed, and respondents' financial status relative to the previous year. Information is also provided on respondents' car ownership and the make and use of it. Demographic variables provide information on respondents' age, sex, race, marital status, education, employment status, occupation, and family income
Survey of Consumer Attitudes and Behavior, Spring 1973 by University of Michigan( )

5 editions published between 1977 and 1984 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This survey was undertaken to assess consumer sentiment and buying plans, as well as to provide information on consumer opinion regarding federal taxes and government spending. Open-ended questions were asked concerning evaluations and expectations about personal finances, employment, recession, price changes, and the national business situation. 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. Additional variables probe respondents' opinions of small foreign cars as compared to small American cars, government welfare payments, their tax refunds and planned use of them, taxes owed, and respondents' financial status relative to the previous year. Information is also provided on respondents' car ownership and the make and use of it. Demographic variables provide information on respondents' age, sex, race, marital status, education, employment status, occupation, and family income
Survey of Consumer Attitudes and Behavior, Summer 1962 by University of Michigan( )

4 editions published in 1984 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This survey was undertaken to assess consumer sentiment and buying plans, as well as to provide information about attitudes toward tax reduction, the recent stock market decline and its impact on consumers, and the geographic mobility of adults of working age from one town to another. Open-ended questions were asked concerning evaluations and expectations about personal finances, employment, recession, price changes, and the national business situation. Other variables probe respondents' buying intentions for a house, automobiles, appliances, and other consumer durables, as well as respondents' appraisals of present market conditions for purchasing these items. Additional variables probe respondents' opinions on the Cold War between the former Soviet Union and the West, the proposed government tax reduction, and the effect of these on business conditions, as well as their assessment of their financial status relative to the previous year. Information is also provided on respondents' attitudes toward various forms of savings, and on the frequency with which people used public transportation or their personal cars for specific purposes. Also provided are respondents' psychological profiles, political party identification, club membership, type of house and neighborhood lived in, pension plans, and experience with and feelings about various employment agencies. Demographic variables provide information on age, sex, race, place of birth, religion, education, occupation, employment, marital status, family composition, and family income ... Cf.: http://webapp.icpsr.umich.edu/cocoon/ICPSR-STUDY/03627.xml
Survey of Consumer Attitudes and Behavior, Fall 1975 by University of Michigan( )

5 editions published between 1977 and 1984 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 16 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' degree of satisfaction with the amount of money in their savings accounts, their assessment of their financial status relative to the previous year, and their opinion of the relative merits of small cars and standard full-size cars and small foreign and American cars. Information is also provided on respondents' political party identification and present car ownership and plans for a new one. Demographic variables provide information on respondents' age, sex, race, marital status, education, occupation, employment status, and family income
Survey of Consumer Attitudes and Behavior, Summer 1963 by University of Michigan( )

4 editions published in 1984 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This survey of consumer attitudes and expectations includes detailed information on old age insurance and private pension plans and their effect on the functioning of the economy, as well as information on the respondents' actual and expected family size. Questions were asked to help determine how pension plans influenced the attitudes and behavior of people long before their retirement. Open-ended questions were asked concerning evaluations and expectations about price changes, employment, recession, and the national business situation. Additional variables probe respondents' buying intentions for a house, automobiles, appliances, and other consumer durables, as well as respondents' appraisals of present market conditions for purchasing these items. Other variables probe respondents' opinions on a proposed government tax reduction and its effect on business conditions or employment, their own financial status relative to the previous year, and the Cold War between the former Soviet Union and the West. Data are also provided on respondents' house maintenance, total liquid assets, and savings and investments. Demographic variables provide information on age, sex, race, marital status, religion, education, occupation, and family income
Survey of Consumer Attitudes and Behavior, Spring 1960 by University of Michigan( )

4 editions published in 1984 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This survey was undertaken to assess consumer sentiment and buying plans, as well as retirement plans, recreational activities, and plans for financing children's education. Open-ended questions were asked concerning evaluations and expectations about price changes, employment, retirement, recession, and the national business situation. Other questions were asked regarding respondents' assessments of their financial status relative to the previous year, their savings, investments and stocks, and the financing of their children's college education. Variables explore respondents' vacation, leisure time, and recreational activities, especially the types of outdoor recreational activities engaged in. 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. Demographic variables provide information on age, sex, race, marital status, education, occupation, and family income
Survey of Consumer Attitudes and Behavior, July 1994( Book )

15 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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 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
Survey of Consumer Attitudes and Behavior, December 1992( Book )

11 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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
Survey of Consumer Attitudes and Behavior, March 1991( Book )

13 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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 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
Survey of Consumer Attitudes and Behavior, May 1993( Book )

9 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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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