from 20+ academic disciplines
Consumer sentiment sank further in late July due to the continued resurgence of the coronavirus, according to the University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers.
“The federal relief programs have prevented more substantial declines in the finances of consumers, partly shielding them from the unprecedented surge in job losses, reduced work hours, and salary cuts,” said Richard Curtin, director of the Surveys of Consumers. “The initial $1,200 payment was mostly saved by the employed as a hedge against uncertainty.
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ISR’s faculty experts conduct groundbreaking and wide-ranging social science research — representing more than 20 academic disciplines. Included below are two examples of the type of work being done by members of our team.
August 6, 2020
ANN ARBOR—Some men find strength and stature by adhering to traditional masculine norms, yet these traits can pose as obstacles Read more
August 5, 2020
ANN ARBOR—As public schools grapple with how to safely educate students during the coronavirus pandemic, many districts will turn to Read more
August 4, 2020
ANN ARBOR—In the wake of a landmark decision by the U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in April that declared Read more