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How Does Consumer Spending Respond to Changes in Gas Prices?

Michael Gelman and Matthew Shapiro study shows consumers spend 100% of savings from reduced gas prices

Gabriel Ehrlich Named Director of RSQE

Ehrlich replaces retiring director and research professor George A. Fulton

It is perhaps fitting that as the University of Michigan begins to celebrate its bicentennial that an economic historian takes over as department chair. The celebration reminds us of all that we value about U-M. I look forward to a productive and exciting term ahead. Read more here.

--Professor and Chair of Economics, Paul Rhode

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