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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 we ought to limit food exports because a limit on exports increases supplies here and thus keeps our food prices down. Others say that a limit would hurt our relationships with other countries and encourage farmers to produce less food.)...Would you still support limiting exports of food and grain if it meant lower prices for consumers, but also meant lower income for farmers? (Source: Cambridge Reports/National Omnibus Survey, Jul, 1976)


Subpopulation/Note: See note. Asked of those who said they favor limiting food exports (47%)
47%
Favor

28%
Oppose

25%
Don't know

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Methodology: Conducted by Cambridge Reports/Research International during July, 1976 and based on 1,500 personal interviews. Sample: National adult. Sample size is approximate. [USCAMREP.76JUL.R042] (View Citation)

Topics: TRADE ECONOMICS FARM CONSUMER





Do you think that the American economy is going to get better or worse during the next year? (Source: ORC Public Opinion Index, May, 1975)


43%
Economy will get better

35%
Economy will get worse

22%
Stay about the same (Vol.)/No opinion

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Methodology: Conducted by Opinion Research Corporation, May 9 - May 23, 1975 and based on 2,075 telephone interviews. Sample: National adult. [USORC.75JUL2.R1] (View Citation)

Topics: ECONOMICS FUTURE







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