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Title: Survey of Consumer Attitudes and Behavior, December 2001      
dateReleased:
04-08-2015
downloadURL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR35290.v2
ID:
doi:10.3886/ICPSR35290.v2
description:
The Survey of Consumer Attitudes and Behavior series (also known as the Surveys of Consumers) 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. The data regularly include the Index of Consumer Sentiment, the Index of Current Economic Conditions, and the Index of Consumer Expectations. Since the 1940s, these surveys have been produced quarterly through 1977 and monthly thereafter. The surveys conducted in 2001 focused on topics such as evaluations and expectations about personal finances, employment, price changes, and the national business situation. Opinions were collected regarding respondents' 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, retirement planning, and health and well-being. Other topics in this series typically include ownership, lease, and use of automobiles, respondents' use of personal computers at home and in the office, and respondents' familiarity with and use of the Internet. Demographic information includes ethnic origin, sex, age, marital status, and education.
description:
University of Michigan. Survey Research Center. Economic Behavior Program, 2015, "Survey of Consumer Attitudes and Behavior, December 2001", http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR35290.v2
name:
University of Michigan. Survey Research Center. Economic Behavior Program
homePage: http://www.harvard.edu/
name:
Harvard University
ID:
SCR:011273
abbreviation:
DataVerse
homePage: http://thedata.org/
name:
Dataverse Network Project
ID:
SCR:001997