Economic Polls

Economic Polls

Siena Research Institute regularly conducts studies on economic matters including the Index of Consumer Sentiment and Consumer Real Estate Sentiment.

                              




Economic - Siena Research Institute News

  • Consumer Sentiment Remains Strong, Up this Quarter, Up from a Year Ago

    Consumer Sentiment Remains Strong, Up this Quarter, Up from a Year Ago
    Higher Income NY’ers Up over 10 points since 2016; Lower Income Residents Unchanged
    Buying Plans for Major Items Show Continuing Strength
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  • Bad News: NYS Consumer Sentiment Drops Second Straight Quarter

    Bad News: NYS Consumer Sentiment Drops Second Straight Quarter;
    Good News: Decline Only a Couple Points, Index Remains Strongly Optimistic
    Confidence Declines among Men, Increases among Women; Gender Gap almost Disappears
    Storms Push Gas Prices Up, Concerns Follow; Buying Plans Strong for Cars, Homes Slide Read More

  • Consumer Sentiment Remains Strong Despite 2 Point Drops Nationally & NY

    Consumer Sentiment Remains Strong Despite 2 Point Drops Nationally & NY
    Upstate Confidence Slides while NYC Steady; Republicans Bullish on Today, Worry Grows about Tomorrow; Rep’s Up Overall over 20 Points from a year ago, Dem’s down 6
    Buying Plans – Auto, Furniture, Homes Fall from Last Quarter Near Record Numbers; Concern about Gas and Food Prices At All Time – 9 Year - Lows
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