Elections and the consumer business cycle

Steidtmann, Carl
October 2004
Progressive Grocer;10/1/2004, Vol. 83 Issue 14, p93
Trade Publication
Provides insights on the relationship between elections and consumer spending in the U.S. Information on several presidents who were able to cope up with a weak economy; Impact of the political cycle on gasoline sales; Percentage increase in general merchandise in presidential election years.


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