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It’s the Economy, Stupid! How Economics Will Determine Who is the Next President of the United States

Chatham House, London

Event documents

Programme Paper: US Election Note Economic Policy after 2012
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Transcript - Bruce Stokes
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Transcript - Bruce Stokes Q&A
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Bruce Stokes, Director, Economic Attitudes Programme, Pew Research Center
Chair: Xenia Dormandy, Senior Fellow, US International Role, Chatham House 


Based on findings of the latest public opinion survey from the Pew Research Center, one of America's leading polling organizations, Bruce Stokes will argue that the state of the US economy is the single most significant factor for American voters ahead of the 2012 US presidential election. With just six weeks before Election Day the speaker will assess voting intentions and public sentiment on a range of issues.