TITLE

Public perceptions of macroeconomic policy during the Bush presidency

AUTHOR(S)
Dua, Pami; Smyth, David J.
PUB. DATE
January 1995
SOURCE
Southern Economic Journal;Jan95, Vol. 61 Issue 3, p775
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Analyzes the public perceptions of macroeconomic policy during George Bush's presidency. Relationship between public's view and unemployment trends; Role of inflation and public expectations on public perceptions.
ACCESSION #
9502010833

 

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