ERIC Number: ED480698
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2003
Does Consumer Confidence Measure Up to the Hype?
Inside the Vault, v8 n1 Spr 2003
This economic education publication features an article, "Does Consumer Confidence Measure Up to the Hype?," which defines consumer confidence and describes how it is measured. The article also explores why people might pay so much attention to consumer confidence indexes. The document also contains a question and answer section about deflation as well as a bulletin board. (BT)
Descriptors: Consumer Economics, Consumer Education, Economic Factors, Economics Education, Secondary Education, Social Studies
Public Affairs Department, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, P.O. Box 442, St. Louis, MO 63166. Tel: 314-444-8809; Web site: http://www.frb.org.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, MO.
Note: Adapted from "Consumer Confidence Surveys," which was written by Jeremy Piger and appeared in the April 2003 issue of "The Regional Economist," a St. Louis Fed publication.