Economics

As Voters Grappled With Rising Prices, Inflation News Captured More Attention Than Strong Jobs Reports

Morning Consult analysis of news events that resonated with voters showed wallet-busters like gas prices, student loan debt were top of mind in 2022

How Long Can We Expect October’s Long-Overdue Inflation Relief to Last?

All five of Morning Consult’s Supply Chain Indexes of Consumer Inflation Pressures showed signs of easing in October — the first time this has happened since tracking began in March

Ahead of Midterm Elections, Most Voters Gave the U.S. Economy a Dismal Grade

56% of voters say the current state of the economy deserves a D or F, with inflation and the cost of necessities like groceries and gas driving their assessment

Measuring the Impact of Inflation on U.S. Consumer Spending: October 2022

Get an inside look into inflation psychology and consumer purchasing power in the latest white paper from our Morning Consult economic experts.

China

Beijing’s Focus on Near-Term Stability Pays Dividends

As economic headwinds convince Chinese policymakers to prioritize near-term stability, recent efforts to bolster sentiment in the real estate market appear to be paying off

Chinese Consumer Confidence Stabilizes in January, Despite Real Estate Concerns

Consumer sentiment has broadly stabilized in China this month, even amid additional COVID-19 outbreaks and further deterioration in housing price expectations

Economic Intelligence Memos

Keep Reading