Research Center for Taiwan Economic Development proceeds with the survey of Taiwan Consumer Confidence Index every month since 2004. As Consumer Confidence Index reflects consumers' perception of economic environment, it can be treated as the poll of contentment for family economy and thus attract the attentions of the mass media and economists. Research Center for Taiwan Economic Development hold press conference 4 times a year. In each press conference, Research Center for Taiwan Economic Development invites scholars in various fields to make comments on the CCI survey and current economic issues. CCI survey and the related comments are usually reported by the mass media and influence civilians’ investment decisions and the government's economic policy making.