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(Let me ask you about some of the possible causes of the recession that we have seen in this country recently.) Do you feel that... Union wage demands...was a major cause of the recession, a minor cause, or hardly a cause at all for the recession? (Source: Harris Survey, Nov, 1976)


Subpopulation/Note: . Partial response only
63%
Major cause

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Methodology: Conducted by Louis Harris & Associates during November, 1976 and based on 1,532 telephone interviews. Sample: National adult. [USHARRIS.112276.R1F] (View Citation)

Topics: ECONOMICS LABOR





Some people say that the economic system should be changed to make people more equal, with people getting more equal salaries and shares of ownership in the companies they work for. Other people say that only by rewarding people who work hard by giving them larger salaries can we encourage people to work. Do you think society should try to make people more equal or not? (Source: Cambridge Reports/National Omnibus Survey, Oct, 1976)


36%
Yes

41%
No

23%
Not sure

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Methodology: Conducted by Cambridge Reports/Research International during October, 1976 and based on 1,500 personal interviews. Sample: National adult. Sample size is approximate. [USCAMREP.76OCT.R260] (View Citation)

Topics: ECONOMICS REFORM LABOR WORK FINANCES EQUALITY





If you had to say, how much would you blame...Foreign oil producing countries...for the country being in a recession today--very much, only some, or hardly at all? (Source: Harris Survey, Jan, 1975)


64%
Very much

22%
Only some

8%
Hardly at all

6%
Not sure

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Methodology: Conducted by Louis Harris & Associates, January 16 - January 20, 1975 and based on 1,532 personal interviews. Sample: National adult. [USHARRIS.021075.R2A] (View Citation)

Topics: ECONOMICS ENERGY







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