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Opinion Barometer July 1990 - Attitude to Development in the GDR

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig in Zusammenarbeit mit dem "Spiegel"
Publication Date
1990
Contributor
  • Zentralinstitut fuer Jugendforschung, Leipzig (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Political Attitudes and Behavior
Description
  • Abstract

    Attitude to the current political situation in the GDR and economic and currency union. Topics: Evaluation of personal prospects for the future and development of the GDR; expectations of the stability of the German Mark and economic development after currency union; expected length of time for economic equalization between GDR and FRG; household furnished with durable consumer goods (scale); planned acquisition of durable consumer goods (scale); satisfaction with exchange rate of currency union; monthly savings amount before currency union and future expected savings amount; expectations regarding increase in rent; intended utilization of credit; preferences for various products from the GDR or FRG given equal prices (scale); economic consequences of preferring FRG products for the GDR; judgement on the economic situation in the GDR; judgement on personal economic situation and comparison with that of the past and future; opinions on development of wages and salaries in the GDR, social security before the turning point, mutual aid in GDR and FRG; assessment of achievement demands in comparison to earlier; party preference at the first all-German elections; attitude to one's preferred party or movement; decision for H. Kohl or O. Lafontaine at possible elections of the all-German federal chancellor; evaluation of the speed of the German-German unification process; satisfaction with housing situation; monthly net income; preference for a new or used car from the FRG or a new car from the GDR given plans to buy a car; opinions on adequate supply with products from the GDR or FRG and their prices; reasons for excessive prices for basic foods (scale); prediction on development of unemployment; time expectations regarding East German activities for income equalization; evaluation of experiences with the market economy.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1990-07
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampling
Representative sample.
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1194
    Number of Variables: 101
Note
Further opinion polls at this time are the studies with ZA Study Nos. 6009, 6010, 6011, 6012, 6013, 6015, 6016, 6017, 6018, 6049, 6076.
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6014 (Type: ZA-No.)

Update Metadata: 2017-12-28 | Issue Number: 74 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22

Zentralinstitut für Jugendforschung (ZIJ), Leipzig in Zusammenarbeit mit dem "Spiegel" (1990): Meinungsbarometer Juli 1990 - Einstellung zur Entwicklung in der DDR. Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.6014