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 13, 2020
ANN ARBOR – Increases in telework, telehealth, and other changes in daily technology use as a response to the COVID-19 Read more
August 12, 2020
ANN ARBOR—University of Michigan experts are available to discuss presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden’s selection of Sen. Kamala Harris of Read more
August 12, 2020
ANN ARBOR—Among lesbian couples expecting their first child, low prenatal testosterone levels predict a higher quality of nurturing behavior, according Read more
August 11, 2020
LANSING, MI – The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and the University of Michigan Youth Policy Lab Read more