from 20+ academic disciplines
Impact of Consumer Holiday Spending
How will the economy affect holiday spending? Director of the Surveys of Consumers, Joanne Hsu, weighs in on the effects of inflation and supply chain issues for the holiday shopping season. Read the latest from the Surveys of Consumers.
ISR consists of five separate but interdependent research centers, each with a particular focus and capabilities.
Projects & Grants
We conduct research in a wide variety of areas. View some of our recent project highlights or explore them all by topic area.
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.
Associate Professor of Political Science, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts and Research Associate Professor of Center for Political Studies, Institute for Social ResearchJowei Chen’s research interests include distributive politics, executive agencies, and legislatures. He has studied how legislators’ pork-barreling strategies … more
November 28, 2022
Contact: Morgan Sherburne, firstname.lastname@example.org Surveys of Consumers, 734-763-5224 ANN ARBOR—Consumer sentiment declined 5% below October, eroding about one-third of the Read more
November 21, 2022
Contact: Jon Meerdink (email@example.com) ANN ARBOR — Three researchers with expertise in American politics weighed in on the 2022 midterm Read more
November 17, 2022
Contact: Jon Meerdink (firstname.lastname@example.org) ANN ARBOR — Students, faculty and staff at the University of Michigan’s Ann Arbor campus are Read more
November 14, 2022
Contact: Tevah Platt, 734-660-4999 Morgan Sherburne, 734-647-1844, email@example.com ANN ARBOR—Researchers from the Institute for Social Research at the University of Read more