Posted by & filed under Accounting Information Systems, Accounting Principles, Advanced Accounting, All Articles, Auditing, Cost Accounting, Financial Accounting, Intermediate Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Uncategorized.

Men feel better about the economy than they have in over a decade. Women are far more skeptical. And the sharp divide has emerged since President Trump was elected two years ago.

1. What is the divide between men and women in terms of percentages that believe family finances had improved in the past year?
2. What is the divide about the future (i.e., expectations about the American economy over the next five years)?
3. How do these recent polls compare with Polls by the Pew Research Center going back to the mid-2000s before Mr. Trump took office?

Casselman, B. and J. Tankersley. (2018). Red-Hot Economy? Women Aren’t Convinced. The New York Times, Oct. 27 (Retrievable online at