Center for Microeconomic Data

SCE Household Spending Survey
April Survey: The median year-over-year increase in monthly nominal household spending edged down to 4.6 percent in April 2024, the lowest reading in the series since April 2021, but still well above pre-pandemic levels.
May 20, 2024
Quarterly Report on Household Debt and Credit
Total household debt rose by $184 billion to reach $17.69 trillion, with mortgage balances increasing by $190 billion. Credit card debt fell, as is typical in the first quarter, but transitions into delinquency rose again for credit cards and auto loans.
May 14, 2024
photo: woman pumping gas into a red car. overlay text 10 Years Measuring Consumer Behavior and Expectations
April Survey: Median one-year-ahead inflation expectations increased to 3.3 percent from 3.0 percent. They also increased to 2.8 percent at the five-year-ahead horizon and decreased to 2.8 percent at the three-year horizon.
May 13, 2024
Annual Survey: One-year-ahead home price growth expectation increased to 5.1 percent in February 2024 from 2.6 percent a year prior. In contrast, the corresponding five-year outlook declined 0.1 percentage point to 2.7 percent.
May 6, 2024
Liberty Street Economics
The Great Recession, with its dramatic housing bust, led to a wave of home foreclosures. CMD researchers look at the long-term impact of these foreclosures to see if those affected have returned to borrowing and homeownership.
May 8, 2024
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