Posts Tagged ‘spending’

How Recessions Affect Consumption

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By Covering Business   March 15, 2012

The National Bureau of Economic Research studies how economic slowdowns affect spending habits.

Consumers Scale Back, Threatening Recovery

By Covering Business   December 15, 2011

American shoppers’ lavish spending habits have receded at an inopportune moment for the economy.