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Flash Eurobarometer 121/A (Euro Attitudes in January 2002 - Euro Members)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Europäische Kommission
Publication Date
2002
Contributor
  • Mohedano-Brèthes, Rubén (Europäische Kommission, Brüssel DG Press and Communication Opinion Polls) (Researcher)
  • Christensen, Thomas (Europäische Kommission, Brüssel DG Press and Communication Opinion Polls) (Researcher)
  • DIMARSO, Brüssel, Belgien EMNID, Bielefeld, Deutschland ICAP, Athen, Griechenland DEMOSCOPIA, Madrid, Spanien SOUMEN GALLUP, Espoo, Finnland SOFRES, Montrouge, Frankreich IRISH MARKETING SURVEYS, Dublin, Irland DOXA, Mailand, Italien ILRES, Luxemb (Data Collector)
Language
English
Classification
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
Description
  • Abstract

    Attitude of the population towards the introduction of the Euro in the participating Euro-Countries. Topics: State of information on the Euro; preparation for the introduction; assessment of the dual pricing as helpful; the most helpful institution (banks, media etc.) during introduction; assessment of the problems during introduction; difficulties with the distinction and handling of the coins and banknotes; changes of the purchasing behaviour caused by the introduction; frequency of converting Euro into the national currency whilst shopping; use of a pocket calculator or converter; personal perception of frequency of rounding up or down prices when converting the Euro into the national currency; estimation on when payment of purchases made by interviewees is only carried out in Euro; preferred procedure after completion of the transitional phase; preferred time scale for keeping the national currency on pricing; knowledge on usability of the Euro coins and banknotes abroad in Euro countries; assessment of the facilitation of international price comparisons due to the Euro; assessment of the development of the Euro to an international currency similar to the U.S. dollar; expectation of an economic growth within the Euro-countries; expectation of an approximation of the Euro-countries; assessment of the emergence of new jobs due to the introduction of the Euro; expected simplification of shopping in other Euro-countries; ease of travelling within the EU; expectation of price stability in the Euro zone due to the Euro; judgement of the advantages of the Euro introduction; elimination of conversion charges for transfers and for the use of bank and Euro cheque cards due to the Euro; concern about the exchange rate of the Euro in proportion to the U.S. dollar; judgement of the integrative functions of the Euro; general attitude towards the Euro; judgement of the course of the Euro transition. Demography: Sex; age; age when finished full time education; professional position; region; type of locality.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2002-01
Geographic Coverage
  • Belgium (BE)
  • Germany (DE)
  • Finland (FI)
  • France (FR)
  • Greece (GR)
  • Ireland (IE)
  • Italy (IT)
  • Luxembourg (LU)
  • Netherlands (NL)
  • Austria (AT)
  • Portugal (PT)
  • Spain (ES)
Sampled Universe
The continental population aged 15 and over
Sampling
Each national sample is representative
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 6046
    Number of Variables: 59
Note
The sample sizes amount to 500 respondents in each country. See also ZA-Study-Nos. 3604, 3665, 3667 for the Euro countries and 3605, 3664, 3666, 3668 for the non-Euro countries.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA3663 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
Publications
  • European Commission; EOS Gallup Europe: Euro Attitudes – Euro Zone Brussels: European Commission January 2002 http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl121_en.pdf

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

Europäische Kommission (2002): Flash Eurobarometer 121/A (Euro Attitudes in January 2002 - Euro Members). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.3663