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How would you rate the present general business conditions in your area? (Source: Consumer Confidence Survey, Nov, 1980)


17%
Good

55%
Normal

29%
Bad

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Survey by Conference Board. Methodology: Conducted by National Family Opinion Research during November, 1980 and based on 3,500 mail interviews. Sample: National adult. [USNFO.80-11.R1] (View Citation)

Topics: ECONOMICS BUSINESS





What do you think is more important for the government to do--have a large income tax cut in order to stimulate the economy, or reduce government spending in order to balance the federal budget, or don't you think either of these is very important? (Source: CBS News/New York Times Poll, Sep, 1980)


14%
Tax cut

57%
Balance budget

6%
Neither important

11%
Both equal (Vol.)

12%
No opinion

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Methodology: Conducted by CBS News/New York Times, September 19 - September 21, 1980 and based on 817 telephone interviews. Sample: Registered voters. Respondents were weighted according to their probability of voting [USCBSNYT.092780.R13] (View Citation)

Topics: ECONOMICS TAXING SPENDING

Dataset: USCBSNYT1980-PREDEB1





Some people say when the minimum wage goes up it means fewer jobs for young people. Others say this isn't true, that it just means young people get paid better for what they do. What do you think happens when the minimum wage goes up--that there are fewer jobs for young people or that it just means better pay for them? (Source: Roper Report 79-3, Feb, 1979)


19%
Fewer jobs for young people

71%
Just means better pay

10%
Don't know

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Methodology: Conducted by Roper Organization, February 10 - February 24, 1979 and based on 2,004 personal interviews. Sample: National adult. [USROPER.79-3.R16] (View Citation)

Topics: WORK YOUTH ECONOMICS

Dataset: USRPRR1979-03







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