Acquisition and Application of Occupational Qualification in the New States 1990

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Bundesinstitut für Berufsbildung Berlin Empirisch-Methodische Arbeitsgruppe am Institut für Soziologie und Sozialpolitik, Berlin
Publication Date
  • Empirisch-Methodische Arbeitsgruppe am Institut fuer Soziologie und Sozialpolitik, Berlin (Data Collector)
  • GESIS (Distributor)
  • GESIS (Hosting Institution)
  • ZA:
    • Occupation, Profession
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Working conditions
    • In-job training
    • Employment
    • Vocational education
    • Post-compulsory education
Free Keywords
Schema: TheSoz
working conditions; job situation; course of education; job history; advanced vocational education; professional qualification
  • Abstract

    Qualification profile and working conditions of employed in the new states. Topics: Hopes and fears; short time work; working hours; occupation exercised; professional position; number of employees of the company; economic area of the company; satisfaction with occupational activity; satisfaction with and importance of individual occupation characteristics; lay-offs in recent time; job security; possibility to obtain a position of equal value; necessary qualification for activity exercised; types of activity exercised; training apprentices; gender-dependency of activity; knowledge necessary for the activity; necessity of further education; working conditions; work with equipment, machines, means of transport and vehicles; path of education and training; training occupation; year of completion of apprenticeship; knowledge from the apprenticeship for current activity; economic area and number of employees of company doing the training; remaining in company doing the training; other education and study courses; year of completion of studies; type of studies; study duration; desired occupation; interruption of employment and reasons for this; length of employment in the company; length of employment; difficulty to find current job; income in comparison to previous job; application of knowledge and capabilities with change of company; connection of change of occupation and company; changes from change of company, length of activity in previous companies; change of professional position, area of business, company size and working hours; number of employers since 1980; attending further education events in the last 5 years; occupational further education; extent, purpose and conclusion of courses attended; change of occupation; employment before last change of occupation; reasons for change of occupation; move due to change of job; intent to take up work in West Germany; willingness to move to West Germany; reduction in earning capacity; number and ages of children; evaluation of length of interview; willingness to participate in a survey again; place of residence; district; residential area.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1990-09 / 1990-10
Geographic Coverage
  • German Democratic Republic (1949-1990) (DDDE)
Sampled Universe
Employed at least 15 years old. Not interviewed were persons in training, performing military service and foreigners.
Probability: Multistage; Sampling Procedure Comment: Multi-stage sample
Time Dimension
  • Cross-section
Collection Mode
  • Face-to-face interview: PAPI
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1001
    Number of Variables: 310
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6425 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • 1 (Type: VerbundFDB)
  • Jansen, R.: Berufliche Qualifikation der Erwerbstätigen in den neuen Bundesländern. In: Berufsbildung in Wissenschaft und Praxis, 20 Jg. (1991) Heft 3.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 90 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22