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After rocky 2008, U.S. consumers seek stable ground in 2009


  • Sandra Kollen
  • John C. Robertson


An economy besieged on a number of fronts in 2008 staggers into 2009 with rising unemployment, falling house prices, and strained financial markets. A recessionary environment poses formidable challenges for U.S. consumers in the coming year.

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  • Sandra Kollen & John C. Robertson, 2008. "After rocky 2008, U.S. consumers seek stable ground in 2009," EconSouth, Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, vol. 10(4).
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedaes:y:2008:n:v.10no.4:x:2

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