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Economic Policy Questions (form B)

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

    Assessment of economic and social conditions in the USA in comparison to the FRG. Topics: Judgement on development of personal economic situation; evaluation of cooperation between the German and the American economy; evaluation of German and American commercial life, the economic strength of America, the German and American standard of living as well as the influence of American ideas on the FRG; reasons for the economic strength of America and the high standard of living as well as for American aid for European countries; differences between German and American trade unions and assumed political influence of American trade unions; economic strength of European countries; comparison of shopping habits of Germans and Americans; attitude to America and the Americans; use of sources of information about America; assessment of the best form of provision for one´s old age; naming the American film city and automobile city; estimate of quota of vehicle possession in the FRG and the USA. Demography: age (classified); marital status; religious denomination; school education; occupation; employment; household income; party preference; self-assessment of social class; state; refugee status; present and past offices held; membership. 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: 1463
Note
See also ZA Study No. 0449. In this study the same content topic is dealt with. But only in part were identical questions posed.
Availability
Delivery
A - Data and documents are released for academic research and teaching.
Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0450 (Type: ZA-No.)

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

USIA, Washington; DIVO, Frankfurt (1970): Wirtschaftspolitische Fragen (Form B). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.0450