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Flash Eurobarometer 82/A (Euro Introduction Attitudes, Step 2 - Euro Members)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Europäische Kommission
Publication Date
2000
Contributor
  • Melich, Anna (European Commission, Bruxelles) (Researcher)
  • Jamar, Nicole (EOS, Gallup Europe, Chaumont-Gistoux, Belgium) (Researcher)
  • TNS Dimarso, Bruxelles, Belgium EMNID, Bielefeld, Germany TNS Demoscopia, Madrid, Spain B.V.A., Viroflay, France IRISH MKTG SURVEYS, Dublin, Ireland DOXA, Milan, Italy TNS ILReS, Luxembourg TNS NIPO, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Österreichisches GAL (Data Collector)
Language
English
Classification
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Economic systems and development
Description
  • Abstract

    Attitude towards the Euro and knowledge of its introduction. Topics: Self-assessment of state of knowledge on the Euro, knowledge test on the exact date of introduction in one’s own country as well as the , estimated duration of the transitional phase in which the old currency can also still be used; perception of the dual pricing of products; memorization of certain prices in Euro; expected improvement of memorisation if Euro prices would be shown in a highlighted way; fear of abuse in the course of the introduction of the Euro (scale); knowledge test on the EU-wide validity of all Euro notes and coins as well as on the exchange rate specifications already carried out in one’s own country, assessment of select consequences of the introduction of the Euro: Price comparison, equal meaning of the Euro with the dollar as an international currency, economic growth, gap between rich and poor, employment vacancies, purchases in other countries with Euro currency, exchange charges, travelling within the EU, price stability, personal advantages, control of the national government over the economic policy, national identity; concern about the value of the Euro compared with the dollar; personal and professional experience with the Euro; knowledge of the exchange rate of the Euro and national currency. Demography: Sex; age; age when finished full time education; professional position; party preference; region; size of locality.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2000-05
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
Sampling Procedure Comment: Representative sample
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 6041
    Number of Variables: 50
Note
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. 3288 for the non-Euro countries.
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3287 (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 82/A (Euro Introduction Attitudes, Step 2 - Euro Members). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.3287