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Liquidity Preference in Sociological Perspective

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Grabherr, Claus (Seminar für Soziologie, Universität zu Köln)
Publication Date
  • Seminar fuer Soziologie, Universitaet zu Koeln (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Stock Market and Monetary Transactions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Income, property and investment/saving
  • Abstract

    Sociological and psychological components of economic acts of disposition. Topics: Cost of living and money freely available; judgement on one´s own economic situation; economic optimism; liquidity preference; readiness to plan with financial investments; preferred forms of savings; investment and financing possibilities; tendency toward money; extent of assets; orientation on friends and acquaintances with financial investments; intensity of contract saving; relative social prestige and feeling of affluence. Demography: age (classified); marital status; number of children; vocational training; income; self-assessment of social class; possession of assets.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1966-05 / 1966-07
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Members of male elites of the private economy from the address collection ´Leitende Maenner der Wirtschaft´.
Sampling Procedure Comment: Simple random selection
Collection Mode
  • Mail survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 141
    Number of Variables: 65
A few question formulations of this investigation were taken from ZA Study Nos. 0134 and 0138.
A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0251 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Grabherr, Claus: Die Liquiditätspräferenz in soziologischer Sicht: Empirische Prüfung soziologischer und sozialpsychologischer Hypothesen anhand einer Befragung leitender Männer der Wirtschaft. Köln, Universität, Seminar für Soziologie, Diplomarbeit, 1966/67

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 91 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21

Grabherr, Claus (1966): Die Liquiditätspräferenz in soziologischer Sicht. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset.