Survey of Consumer Attitudes and Behavior, Summer 1975 [electronic resource] University of Michigan. Survey Research Center. Economic Behavior Program.
- Ann Arbor, Mich. : Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1984.
- ICPSR (Series) ; 7481.
Survey of Consumer Attitudes and Behavior Series 7481
1 online resource.
- Consumers -- United States -- Attitudes.
Consumption (Economics) -- United States.
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- Mode of access: World Wide Web.
- 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 cars. Data are also provided on respondents' perceptions of violence, policemen, social change, and Black protesters, and their assessment of the relative importance of equality, human dignity, respect for property and the law, freedom, and financial security for self and loved ones. Information is also provided on respondents' political party candidate preference and their self-identified ideological position, membership in unions and professional associations, the effect of the Landrum-Griffin Act on the running of unions, respondents' car ownership and the make and use of it, in... Cf.: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07481
- Part 1: Data File
- Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2004-10-30.
- Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research.
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