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Flash Eurobarometer 240 (Preparing for the Euro: Survey Among Slovak Enterprises)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Europäische Kommission
Publication Date
2008
Contributor
  • Papacostas, Antonis (European Commission, Brussels DG Communication Public Opinion Analysis Sector) (Researcher)
  • FOCUS AGENCY, Bratislava, Slovenia (Data Collector)
  • The GALLUP Organisation, Brussels / The GALLUP Organisation, Hungary(international co-ordination) (Data Collector)
Language
English
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Stock Market and Monetary Transactions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Business/industrial management and organisation
    • Economic systems and development
Description
  • Abstract

    Preparations of Slovak enterprises for the changeover to euro. Topics: self-rated knowledge about the euro and the changeover; preferred information sources on the euro: national central bank, European institutions, commercial banks, national government and authorities, consumer associations, media, trade unions and professional organisations, other; satisfaction with information about euro changeover; preferred areas to get more information on; satisfaction with the information about the euro provided by the national authorities; awareness of publications regarding changeover preparations of the business sector by selected institutions; usefulness of these publications; use of the national website on the euro and usefulness; use of the national free telephone line on the euro and usefulness; time of the beginning of the enterprise‘s preparations for the changeover to euro; approval of the following statements on the company’s activities regarding the changeover: has identified the impact in the different areas of the enterprise, has defined the necessary computer adaptation, has informed its staff, has evaluated the training needs, has set up a detailed action plan, appointment of a person in charge of coordinating preparations; time of appointing the charged person; assessment of the consequences of the changeover on the enterprise as positive; proceeding regarding the adaptation of computer systems: executed by own staff, outsourcing, both; expected problems with computer system due to switching to the euro; reasons for expecting problems; enterprise is a retail enterprise or has other direct financial relations with consumers; supply of the company with euro coins and banknotes before January 2009 by the bank; reasons for not being supplied; intention to give change: in euro, in Slovak koruna, both; knowledge of the duration of the dual circulation period of Slovak koruna and euro; awareness of the obligation to dual price display during changeover period; problems concerning dual price display: technical problems, calculation errors by the staff, consumer complaints, too time consuming, too costly, hardware problems; dealing with the adjustment of psychological prices originally in Slovak koruna: exact application of conversion rules, adjusting prices mostly upwards or mostly downwards, partly adjusting upwards and downwards; time of the establishment of prices in euro. Demography: position of respondent at the company; information about the company: company sector, number of employees, turnover. Additionally coded was: respondent ID; interviewer ID; language of the interview; country; date of interview; time of the beginning of the interview; duration of the interview; region; NACE-Code.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2008-06-16 / 2008-06-18
Geographic Coverage
  • Slovenia (SI)
Sampled Universe
The target sample of 350 enterprises consisted of 300 enterprises in the sectors G and H (trade and hotel sector), of which 20 enterprises with at least 50 employees and 50 enterprises in the sectors C to K (excl. G, H and J) with at least 50 employees.
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Organization
    Number of Units: 358
    Number of Variables: 90
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA4817 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
Publications
  • European Commission; The Gallup Organization: Preparing for the euro: survey among Slovak enterprises. Brussels: European Commission July 2008 http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl_240_en.pdf

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 92 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Europäische Kommission (2008): Flash Eurobarometer 240 (Preparing for the Euro: Survey Among Slovak Enterprises). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.4817