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Structures and Determinants of Employment Participation of Women and Men in the Territory of the Former GDR

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung (IAB) der Bundesanstalt für Arbeit, Nürnberg
Publication Date
1996
Contributor
  • EMNID, Bielefeld (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Work and Industry
Description
  • Abstract

    Life and work situation of the people in Eastern Germany. Topics: Assessment of the development of the situation in the job market in the next few months; employment; work in a job creation organization or job promotion company; importance of characteristics of occupational work and the occupation; highest school degree; type and time of vocational degrees; reasons for further vocational training (scale); statement of occupation at the time or last practiced or activity exercised. Questions on first, previous and current employment: area of business affiliation; company size; difficulties in search for work; length of company employment; occupational position; interruptions of occupation; length, point in time as well as major reason of interruption of employment. Frequency of change of company after first job; change to the current or last company before or after the turning point; reason for interruption of employment before the last change of company; comparison of current income with previous; tie of the last change of company with a change of occupation; extent of knowledge and skills used from the last occupation; improvement through last change of company; ways to search for work (scale); preference for full-time work or part-time work and reasons for this; number of hours per week; actual number of working hours; temporary current employment and length; assessment of gender-specificness of the occupation; place of activity in old states; existence of the company since November 1989 in today´s legal form; personal unemployment since November 1989; urgency of rapid re-employment; frequency of direct applications before re-employment; change of occupation characteristics since the turning point (scale); dependence of employment on the necessity of earning money; current search for work, urgency and frequency of direct applications; application in old or new states; registering unemployment with the employment office; length of registration as looking for work; reasons for the employment of women (scale); maximum expenditure of a sum of money for child care and household help in order be able to continue one´s employment; attitude of husband or partner on employment of wife or partner; preferred temporal employment form in the partnership; opinions on employment of women (scale); acceptance of mobility requirements and job requirements in the search for work (scale); importance of areas of life (scale); preferred child care opportunity; evaluation of change of care opportunities for babies outside of home since the turning point; care person for the youngest child; existence of all-day child care in residential area.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1991-09 / 1991-12
Geographic Coverage
  • Brandenburg (DE-BR-BBG)
  • Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania (DE-MV)
  • Saxony (DE-SN)
  • Saxony-Anhalt (DE-ST)
  • Thuringia (DE-TH)
Sampled Universe
German citizens in the new states between the ages of 15 to 60 years, excluding foreign citizens, trainees, schoolchildren and students
Sampling
Multi-stage stratified random sample (random-route procedure)
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 9695
    Number of Variables: 205
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA2803 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • EMNID: Strukturen und Determinanten der Erwerbsbeteiligung von Männern und Frauen in den neuen Bundesländern: Methodenbericht. Bielefeld: Januar 1992.

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 75 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Institut für Arbeitsmarkt- und Berufsforschung (IAB) der Bundesanstalt für Arbeit, Nürnberg (1996): Strukturen und Determinanten der Erwerbsbeteiligung von Frauen und Männern im Gebiet der ehemaligen DDR. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.2803