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Economic Policy Questions (Form A)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • USIA, Washington
  • DIVO, Frankfurt
Publication Date
1970
Contributor
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Economic Policy, National Economic Situation
Description
  • Abstract

    Judgement on economic and social conditions in the USA in comparison to the FRG. Topics: Development of personal economic conditions and the standard of living in the FRG; reasons for the so-called economic miracle and share of the USA in the economic recovery; perceived linking of German economic development with other countries; attitude to a European Common Market; reasons for the high American standard of living; comparison between the USA and the FRG regarding working conditions, productivity, social security and job security of workers; image of Americans; knowledge of economic data of the USA; investment inclination; attitude to the competitive economy; assumed ownership of various branches of the economy in the FRG and in the USA, differences according to government and private; expected influence of the American government on the economy and vice versa; estimated proportion of members of the middle classes; image of American agriculture; judgement on the ideological influence of the USA on the FRG; sources of information about America; membership in clubs and organizations and offices taken on; party preference; self-assessment of social class; local residency. Demography: age (classified); marital status; religious denomination; school education; occupation; employment; household income; state; refugee status. Interviewer rating: social class and willingness of respondent to cooperate; number of contact attempts. Also encoded were: age of interviewer and sex of interviewer; city size.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1956-02 / 1956-03
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG incl. West Berlin, without Saarland
Sampled Universe
Age: 18 and older.
Sampling
Multi-stage random sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1530
    Number of Variables: 114
Note
See also ZA Study No. 0450. In this study the same content topic is dealt with. But there were only in part identical questions posed.
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0449 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 83 | Registration Date: 2010-07-21

USIA, Washington; DIVO, Frankfurt (1970): Wirtschaftspolitische Fragen (Form A). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.0449