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Americans think economy won’t recover until 2017


Jun. 6, 2014 CNN Money

According to economists, the Great Recession ended five years ago, but most Americans still don’t feel recovered from the crisis. They expect a full recovery will take until 2017 or longer.

In CNNMoney’s American Dream Poll, conducted by ORC International, 61% of Americans said they believe it will take another three years or more to recover from the 2008 financial crisis.

Some respondents were even more pessimistic: 16% said they believe the economy will never recover.

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