63% Say Japanese Earthquake Will Hurt U.S. Economy
Less than two months after Japan’s devastating earthquake and tsunami, Americans remain strongly concerned that the disaster will hurt the U.S. economy, although the number concerned has fallen slightly from last month.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey of Likely Voters shows that 63% believe the crisis caused by the earthquake in Japan will hurt the U.S. economy. That’s down from 69% in mid-April, but still up slightly from 60% just after the natural disaster took place.
Only eight percent (8%) believe the Japanese crisis will help the U.S. economy, while another 15% say it will have no impact. Fourteen percent (14%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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