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Mon, Sept 11, 2017, noon:
Welcoming of Postdoctoral Fellows: Angela Bruns, Karra Greenberg, Sarah Seelye and Emily Treleaven

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ISR data show large partisan gap in consumer expectations for economy

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"Trump’s victory changed the way Americans see reality" - Washington Post. 06/22/2017.

Trump's election seems to have resulted in an unprecedented polarization in consumer confidence about future economic performance. “When we ask them about the economy … most Democrats expect a recession over the next year, and most Republicans expect economic growth,” says Richard Curtin, director of Surveys of Consumers. And that shift occurred "almost totally and instantly with the election of Trump."

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