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Small-Scale Manufacturing and Repair Activities in the Urban Area of Techiman, Ghana

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Schädler, Karl-Ferdinand
  • Schmitz, Hubert (Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, Brighton, England)
  • Aryeetey, Ernest (University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana)
  • Gyekye, Oware (University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana)
  • Yankson, Paul W. K. (University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana)
  • Owusu, Francis (University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana)
  • Quartey, E. Tei (University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana)
Publication Date
1990
Contributor
  • K. F. Schaedler, H. Schmitz, Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex, Brighton, England (Data Collector)
  • E. Aryeetey, O. Gyekye, P.W.K. Yankson, F. Owusu, E.T. Quartey, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana (Data Collector)
Language
English
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Branches of Economy, Services and Transport
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Employment
    • Trade, industry and markets
Description
  • Abstract

    Situation and activities of small businesses in Ghana. Topics: building structure and site of business; ownership of land or property; main activities of the business; owner´s other business activities and the proportion of time used for these activities; age of the business; annual business activities or reasons for temporary business activity; number of owners including those belonging to the owner´s family; number of owners active in the business; manner in which main owner acquired qualifications; city of training; participation of family members in training outside of the business; number of full-time and part-time employees both family members and non-family members; number of trainees; ethnic affinity and regional origins of the owner; name and location of business.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1987-10 / 1987-12
Geographic Coverage
  • Brong-Ahafo (GH-BA)
    Techiman, Ghana
Sampling
Sampling Procedure Comment: Census of all small businesses listed by the research team. Of the 578 businesses on the list 447 could be interviewed.
Collection Mode
  • Oral interview with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 447
    Number of Variables: 41
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA5018 (Type: ZA-No.)
Publications
  • Riedel, Jürgen; Aryeetey, Ernest; Gyekye, Oware; Yankson, Paul W. K.; Owusu, Francis; Quartey, E. Tei; Schädler, Karl-Ferdinand; Schmitz, Hubert: Small-Scale Manufacturing and Repair Activities in the Urban Area of Techiman/Ghana. München: Ifo-Institute for Economic Research 1988.
  • Riedel, Jürgen and Hubert Schmitz et. al.: Grass-Root Industrialization in a Ghanaian Town. München: Weltforum Verlag 1989.

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 87 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Schädler, Karl-Ferdinand; Schmitz, Hubert; Aryeetey, Ernest; Gyekye, Oware; Yankson, Paul W. K. et. al. (1990): Small-Scale Manufacturing and Repair Activities in the Urban Area of Techiman, Ghana. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.5018