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Flash Eurobarometer 76 (Euro Introduction Attitudes, Step 1 - Euro Members)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Europäische Kommission
Publication Date
  • Melich, Anna (Europäische Kommission, Brüssel) (Researcher)
  • Jamar, Nicole (EOS, Gallup Europe, Chaumont-Gistoux, Belgien) (Researcher)
  • TNS Dimarso, Brüssel EMNID, Bielefeld TNS Demoscopia, Madrid B.V.A., Viroflay, Frankreich IRISH MKTG SURVEYS, Dublin DOXA, Mailand TNS ILReS, Luxemburg TNS NIPO, Amsterdam Österreichisches GALLUP, Wien METRIS, Lissabon SUOMEN GALLUP, Espoo, Finn (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Economic systems and development
  • Abstract

    Attitude towards Euro and knowledge on its introduction. Topics: Self-assessment of one´s state of knowledge on the Euro; knowledge test on the exact date of the introduction of the Euro in one´s own country as well as on the duration of the transitional phase in which the old currency could still be used; perception of the dual pricing of products; memorisation of certain prices in Euro; improve memory by stressed representation; fear of abuse in the course of introduction of the Euro (scale); knowledge test on the EU-wide validity of all Euro notes and coins as well as on the established exchange rate specifications already carried out in one´s own country; assessment of specific consequences of the introduction of the Euro on: Price comparison, equal meaning of the Euro with the dollar as an international currency, economic growth, gap between rich and poor, jobs, purchases in other countries with Euro currency, exchange charges, travelling within the EU, price stability, personal advantages, government control of the economic policy, national identity; concern about the value of the Euro compared with the dollar; one´s personal and professional experience with the Euro; knowledge of the exchange rate of Euro and national currency. Demography: Sex; age; age when finished full time education; professional position; party preference; region; size of locality.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2000-03
Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Spain (ES)
  • France (FR)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Finland (FI)
Sampled Universe
The continental population aged 15 and over
Sampling Procedure Comment: Representative sample
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 6024
    Number of Variables: 50
The sample sizes amount to 500 respondents in each country. Two samples have been conducted in Germany for East and West. See also ZA-Study-No. 3284 for the non-Euro countries.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3283 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 244 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Europäische Kommission (2000): Flash Eurobarometer 76 (Euro Introduction Attitudes, Step 1 - Euro Members). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset.