Flash Eurobarometer 201a (Survey Among Enterprises in Slovenia - After the Euro Introduction)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Europäische Kommission
Publication Date
  • Papacostas, Antonis (European Commission, BrusselsDG Communication Public Opinion Analysis Sector) (Researcher)
  • Cati d.o.o., Ljubljana, Slovenia (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
    • Branches of Economy, Services and Transport
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Business/industrial management and organisation
    • Economic systems and development
  • Abstract

    Slovenian enterprises after the introduction of the euro. Topics: 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: identified the impact for the enterprise, defined the necessary computer adaptation, informed its staff, evaluated the training needs; 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; readiness of accounting system, invoicing system, and payroll system in time and reasons if not; day until which enterprise received invoices from business partners in tolar; enterprise is a retail enterprise or has other direct financial relations with consumers; time of supply with euro coins and banknotes by the bank; reasons for not being supplied; day or period of fully switching to giving change exclusively in euro; sufficient amount of euro cash for day-to-day transactions in the first week of January 2007; reasons for not having enough euro cash; problems and kind of problems returning national cash to the bank; dealing with the adjustment of psychological prices originally in tolar: 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; experienced problems concerning dual price display: technical problems, calculation errors by the staff, consumer complaints, too time consuming, too costly; intention to continue dual price display beyond the period required by law and intended duration; 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; assessment of received information on the euro and the changeover as sufficient; preferred areas to get more information on. Demography: position of respondent at the company; information about the company: company sector, number of employees, turnover. Additionally coded was: date of interview; duration of the interview; NACE-Code; region.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2007-02-20 / 2007-02-26
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: CATI
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Organization
    Number of Units: 375
    Number of Variables: 100
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA5202 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • European Commission: The Gallup Organization: Survey among enterprises in Slovenia – after the euro introduction. Brussels: European Commisson May 2007 http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl_201a_sum_en.pdf

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 93 | Registration Date: 2011-02-21