Flash Eurobarometer 310 (Preparing for the Euro: Survey Among Estonian Enterprises)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Europäische Kommission
Publication Date
  • Papacostas, Antonis (European Commission, Directorate-General Economic and Financial Affairs) (Researcher)
  • SAAR POLL, Tallin, Estonia (Data Collector)
  • The GALLUP Organisation, Brüssel/The GALLUP Organisation, Hungary(internationale Koordination) (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
    • Stock Market and Monetary Transactions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Business/industrial management and organisation
    • Economic systems and development
  • Abstract

    Preparations of Estonian enterprises for the changeover to euro. Topics: self-rated knowledge on the euro changeover; preferred source of information about the introduction of the euro; satisfaction with information about euro changeover; preferred areas to get more information on; awareness of the following information sources on the changeover: Tere euro handbook, national website on the euro, free governmental phone line, seminars; usefulness of the aforementioned sources of information for own changeover preparations; use of the national website on the euro and usefulness; assessment of the long term impact of the introduction of the euro on own enterprise; preparations for the changeover; time of the beginning of the enterprise‘s preparations; 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, has appointed a person in charge of coordinating preparations; proceeding regarding the adaptation of computer systems: executed by own staff, outsourcing, both; readiness of accounting system, invoicing system, and payroll system in time and reasons if not; enterprise is a retail enterprise or has other direct financial relations with consumers; supply of the company with euro coins and banknotes before January 2011 by the bank; reasons for not being supplied; intention to give change: in euro, in Eesti kroon, both; knowledge of the duration of the dual circulation period of EEK and euro; awareness of the obligation to dual price display during changeover period; problems concerning dual price display: calculation errors by the staff, consumer complaints, too time consuming, too costly, technical problems. Demography: position of respondent at the company; company sector; number of employees; annual turnover. Additionally coded was: interview ID; interviewer ID; language of the interview; country; date of interview; time of the beginning of the interview; duration of the interview; call history; region.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2010-10-01 / 2010-10-11
Geographic Coverage
  • Estonia (EE)
Sampled Universe
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 and H) with at least 50 employees
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Organization
    Number of Units: 353
    Number of Variables: 87
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA5464 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
  • European Commission: The Gallup Organization: Preparing for the euro: Survey among Estonian enterprises. Brussels: European Commisson December 2010 http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl_310_en.pdf

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 95 | Registration Date: 2011-07-25