Ifo Business Survey Industry (2013b)

Resource Type
  • Carstensen, Kai
  • Wohlrabe, Klaus
  • Ruppert, Wolfgang
  • Seiler, Christian
Publication Date
  • ifo Institut – Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung an der Universität München e.V. (Data Collector)
  • JEL:
    • Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles: General (includes Measurement and Data)
    • Expectations; Speculations
    • Economic Methodology: General
    • Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs: General
    • Design of Experiments: General
    • Market Structure and Pricing: General
    • Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment: General (includes Measurement and Data)
    • Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit: General
    • Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior: General
    • Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance: General
    • Industry Studies: Manufacturing: General
    • Business Economics: General
Controlled Keywords
  • TheSozWiss:
    • manpower requirements
    • short-time work
    • employment figure
  • STW:
    • Price
    • Expectations hypothesis
    • Business climate
    • Employment
    • Demand
    • Turnover
    • International business
    • Production
    • Capacity utilization
    • Production planning
    • Production capacity
    • Make-to-order production
    • Workforce
    • Overtime
    • Financing
    • Raw materials
    • Product quality
    • Bank lending
    • Human resource planning
    • Number of staff
    • Export
Free Keywords
state of business; stock of inventories; orders; exports; credit; constraints to production; Overtime; short?time work; supply difficulties; feedstock; Weakening; weather conditions; competitive position; Japan crisis
  • Series Information

    The Ifo Business Survey for Manufacturing has been conducted on a monthly basis since 1949. The core of the questionnaire consists of qualitative assessments on the current economic parameters of companies such as, for example, the general situation, pricing trends, credit constraints or staff numbers, as well as questions on trends in the forthcoming months in areas like exports, employment and price expectations.

Temporal Coverage
  • 1980-01 / 2013-12
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Time Dimension
  • Longitudinal: Panel: Interval
Collection Mode
  • Self-administered questionnaire
  • Continues
    DOI: 10.7805/ebdc-ibs-ind-2013a
  • Is continued by
    DOI: 10.7805/ebdc-ibs-ind-2014a
  • Seiler, Christian: The data sets of the LMU-ifo Economics & Business Data Center - A guide for researchers. In: Journal of Applied Social Science Studies2012, Volume 132, p. 609-618.. ISSN 1439-121X, ISSN 1865-5742 (Article)
    • ID: 10.3790/schm.132.4.609 (DOI)
  • Seiler, Christian: The data sets of the LMU-ifo Economics & Business Data Center - A guide for researchers. , Ifo Working Paper No. 138, 2012
    • ID: 10419/73812 (Handle)
  • Ruppert, Wolfgang; Georg Goldrian; ifo Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (Ed.): Konjunkturtest Verarbeitendes Gewerbe : Umfragen des ifo Instituts ; Konzeption, Repräsentation, Qualitätssicherung. In: ifo Beiträge zur Wirtschaftsforschung2004, Volume 15, p. 16-28. (Article)

Update Metadata: 2019-11-20 | Issue Number: 10 | Registration Date: 2014-08-04