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Title: Work Trends Poll: 2016 Views on Unemployment [USRUTG2016-WORKTRENDS0811]
Survey Sponsor: John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers University
Survey Firm: GfK Knowledge Networks
Study Date: August 3-11, 2016
Sample: National adult including an oversample of the employed and unemployed and looking for work
Sample Size: 822
Variables: 129
Employment status (2); type of employment sought (1); retired (1); interest in presidential election (2); effects of presidential election outcome (8); predicted job performance of Trump vs. Clinton (9); Trump or Clinton caring more about welfare of individual (1); likely vote (1); economy getting better or worse (2); current finances (1); future finances (1); economy impacting family (2); outlook on finding new job (1); current unemployment rate (1); job security More...
Weight: Columns 11-16 (xx.xxxx) – Varname: WEIGHT.
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John J. Heldrich Center for Workforce Development at Rutgers University. Work Trends Poll: 2016 Views on Unemployment, Aug, 2016 [dataset]. USRUTG2016-WORKTRENDS0811, Version 2. GfK Knowledge Networks [producer]. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, RoperExpress [distributor], accessed Oct-22-2018.


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