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Industrial Fair Studies

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • United States Information Agency (USIA), Washington
Publication Date
2000
Contributor
  • DIVO, Frankfurt (Data Collector)
Language
English
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Economic Policy, National Economic Situation
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Health care and medical treatment
    • Trade, industry and markets
    • Mass political behaviour, attitudes/opinion
    • Science and technology
Description
  • Abstract

    Trade fair as source of information about other countries. Topics: regularity of visits to trade fairs; impression of pavillons visited of the various countries at the show; judgement on the American exhibition in the Marshall Haus; department of the exhibition visited; effect of exhibition on personal image of America; information and sources of information about the exhibition; judgement on the medical care of various countries (England, West Germany, USA, USSR); opinion on the stand of the USA in world politics; sources of opinion making about the USA; reliability of various source of information; opinion on various countries (England, USA, USSR, France), nuclear weapons for peaceful purposes, end of nuclear weapons production, economic security, individual freedom, free market economy, welfare state; balance of power between USA and USSR in a competition without war; judgement on the university education of various countries (England, West Germany, USA, USSR, France); judgement on the scientific progress of various countries (England, West Germany, USA, USSR, France); contribution of various countries to scientific and technological development; interest in certain aspects in the area of medicine; quality and financing of the public health system of various countries (England, West Germany, USA, USSR); assessment of the public health system of the USA; impression of the economic system, industry, trade unions, women's movements, race judgements and welfare in the USA. Demography: occupation; religion; education; age; income; sex; class.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1959
Geographic Coverage
  • Berlin (DE-BE)
    West Berlin
Sampled Universe
Visitors at a trade fair in West Berlin before and after attendance of the show
Sampling
Sampling Procedure Comment: Random selection
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 553
    Number of Variables: 309
Availability
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3323 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

United States Information Agency (USIA), Washington (2000): Industrial Fair Studies. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.3323