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IWH FDI Micro Database - Survey of multinational affiliates in East Germany and selected Transition Economies (2012)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Günther, Jutta (Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung Halle (IWH))
Publication Date
2014-12-23
Contributor
  • Zentrum für Sozialforschung Halle (ZSH) (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Economic Systems
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Business/industrial management and organisation
    • Economic systems and development
Description
  • Abstract

    Expectations for future employment, turnover, exports, and investment of East German companies. Topics: Number of employees (size of company); expectation on the development of the number of employees in 2013; expectation on the development of total turnover between 2012 and 2013; expectations on development of share of exports in total sales between 2012 und 2013; enterprise invested in East Germany in 2013 or plans to undertake any invesment in East-Germany; share of total investment directed at expansion; expectation on development of company´s investment between 2012 and 2013; expenditures for R&D performed within the enterprise 2010-2012; expectation on R&D expenditure between 2012 and 2013; share of employees currently working in the area of R&D; expectaion on R&D employment between 2012 and 2013; implementation of new or significantly improved products during the last 3 years; plan on introducing any new or improved products from 2013 to 2015; share of product innovations implemented on total turnover 2011; expectation on share of product innovation between 2012 and 2013. Additionally coded was: ID; region of company in East-Germany; type of investor; sector of company.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2012
Geographic Coverage
  • Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania (DE-MV)
  • Saxony (DE-SN)
  • Saxony-Anhalt (DE-ST)
  • Thuringia (DE-TH)
  • Berlin (DE-BE)
  • Brandenburg (DE-BB)
Sampled Universe
Companies with one or more foreign investors - INWARD FDI All companies in the selected sectors based in East Germany in 2011 in which at least one foreign investor (in East Germany a West German multinational investor) holds either at least 10% of the shares/voting rights directly or at least 25% of the shares/voting rights indirectly. Companies investing in a company abroad - OUTWARD FDI Companies in selected industries based in Eastern Germany in 2011 that hold either at least 10% of the shares/voting rights directly or at least 25% of the shares/voting rights indirectly in a company based abroad.
Sampling
Sampling Procedure Comment: Probability Sample: Stratified Sample
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview: CATI (Computer Assisted Telephone Interview)
Data and File Information
  • Number of Variables: 22
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA5939 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • IWH (Type: FDZ)
Publications
  • Günther, Jutta; Gauselmann, Andrea; Marek, Philipp; Jindra, Björn; Engelhardt, Jan: IWH-FDI-Micro-Database: Methodological Note Survey 2012 In East Germany (including Berlin). Halle: Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH), 2012

Update Metadata: 2020-10-29 | Issue Number: 19 | Registration Date: 2014-12-23

Günther, Jutta (2014): IWH FDI Micro Database - Survey of multinational affiliates in East Germany and selected Transition Economies (2012). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.12150