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Economy Expected to Improve but Remain Distressed

University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers report that consumer confidence inched upward in May, and discuss how they expect the economy to improve slightly but still remain distressed. May 29, 2020. #5mins #web-article #MichiganNews #Health/Wellness #Government/Politics ...


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Restoring Consumer Confidence

U-M Survey of Consumers Director Richard Curtin discusses the difficulty of restoring the economy post-COVID-19 global pandemic and how to restore consumer confidence. April 17, 2020. #5mins #web-article #InstituteforSocialResearch #Health/Wellness #Consumerism #COVID-19


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Depth and Length of Coronavirus Recession Mount

U-M Surveys of Consumers reports that consumer sentiment fell 17.3 index points in April, which is the biggest one-month decline that has been recorded in nearly half a century. April 24, 2020. #5mins #web-article #InstituteforSocialResearch #Business #Research #Economics ...


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Reduced consumer spending will outlast coronavirus

U-M director of Surveys of Consumers Richard Curtin discusses how COVID-19 has reduced consumer optimism and spending, and how the reduction in spending will outlast the pandemic. March 23, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #InstituteforSocialResearch ...


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More Aid to Consumers Urgently Needed

U-M Surveys of Consumers Richard Curtin discusses the decline in consumer sentiment, and how the pillar of COVID-19 not lasting long has prevented an even larger decline in consumer sentiment. April 3, 2020. #5mins #web-article #InstituteforSocialResearch #Society ...


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Your Brain Evolved to Hoard Supplies and Shame Others for Doing the Same

U-M Psychology Professor Stephanie Preston discusses the brain evolution that causes people to hoard food and supplies during hard times, and also why people shame others for these actions. March 27, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #TheConversation ...


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Grocery Shopping during a Pandemic: U-M Sustainability Expert Discusses

U-M Sustainability Expert Shelie Miller discusses consumer habits during the COVID-19 outbreak in the United States, and she provides tips on how to shop smart and sustainably during this time. March 25, 2020. #5mins #web-article #MichiganNews #Environment/Sustainability ...