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German Election Study, 1987

Resource Type
Dataset : survey data
  • Forschungsgruppe Wahlen (Mannheim)
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Publication Date
Funding Reference
  • Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (Germany)
Free Keywords
attitudes; candidates; economic conditions; elections; political attitudes; political campaigns; political interest; political participation; political parties; public confidence; public opinion; voter attitudes; voting behavior
  • Abstract

    This data collection combines data from 12 cross-sectional surveys conducted from January 1986 through February 1987. Among the topics covered are respondent evaluations of the political parties and party leaders, assessments of personal and national economic conditions, and attitudes on various public issues. Demographic information on respondents also was gathered.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1986-01 / 1987-02
    Time period: 1986-01--1987-02
  • 1986-01 / 1987-02
    Collection date: 1986-01--1987-02
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany
  • Global
Sampled Universe
German citizens over age 18 residing in private households. West Berlin was excluded.
Stratified multistage random sample.
Collection Mode
  • This dataset integrates the separate surveys by coding the same questions from each of the surveys under one variable. This necessitates the use of a study filter variable V3 for all analyses.

    Produced by the Zentralarchiv fuer Empirische Sozialforschung, Cologne, Germany, 1990.

Not available
This study is no longer distributed by ICPSR.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 8971 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR08971.v1

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 8 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

Forschungsgruppe Wahlen (Mannheim) (1989): German Election Study, 1987. Archival Version. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.