Professor Fuhr has been recently quoted in two articles discussing the effects of the economic slowdown on holiday shopping and casino gambling revenues … see: http://www.delcotimes.com/articles/2008/12/19/news/doc494b2d710fa40774716310.txt http://www.delcotimes.com/articles/2008/12/26/news/doc495450bbb6f52542045327.txt Technorati Profile
Consumers Oppose Capital Gains Tax Increases According a nationwide household survey conducted by the American Consumer Institute, 60.1% of Americans said they oppose increases in the capital gains tax and only 25.7% voiced support such an increase. Opposition to a capital gains tax increase was widespread and across many demographic groups – most notably consumers [...]
As Congress Considers Money for Automobile Manufacturers, Survey Finds that Most American Consumers Oppose Bailouts 62.8% of Americans said they oppose public policies that bailout failing corporations and 24.5% support such policies, according a nationwide household survey conducted by the American Consumer Institute. The groups most opposed to bailing out corporations included Republicans, union-employed and [...]
Consumer Welfare in Public and Private Broadband Network Investment: What Should Be in the Economic Stimulus Package?
A recent story in the telecom trade press quoted spokesmen for consumer organizations in opposition to including tax credits for broadband network infrastructure providers as part of the President-elect’s economic stimulus package now being shaped in Congress. One stated: “Telecom companies should not get tax breaks to build out broadband networks…Money should go to state [...]
Citing the Poor Economy, Most American Consumers Expect to Buy Less This Holiday Compared to Last Year
Reston, VA, December 12, 2008 –– In a nationwide survey conducted by the American Consumer Institute, 93.4% of consumers say that the economy is worse than a year ago with only 1.1% saying that the economy is stronger. The results are significantly worse than the Institute’s December 2007 Consumer Pulse Survey, which found that 68.8% [...]
This article is available in the Delaware Times at http://www.delcotimes.com/articles/2008/12/10/business/doc493f3a92d5525994876145.txt
Our editorial is published in the Buffalo News see http://www.buffalonews.com:80/149/story/515026.html …
A study by Professor Joseph Fuhr and Steve Pociask “Does Cable Competition Really Work: A Survey of Cable TV Subscribers in Texas?” was published in the peered reviewed journal — Indian Economic Journal (Vol. 55, No. 3).
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