Ifo Business Survey Service Sector (2012a)

Resource Type
  • Carstensen, Kai
  • Wohlrabe, Klaus
  • Blau, Harald
Publication Date
  • ifo Institut – Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung an der Universität München e.V. (Data Collector)
  • JEL:
    • Business Economics: General
    • Industry Studies: Services: General
    • Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance: General
    • Firm Objectives, Organization, and Behavior: General
    • Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit: General
    • Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment: General (includes Measurement and Data)
    • Market Structure and Pricing: General
    • Design of Experiments: General
    • Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs: General
    • Economic Methodology: General
    • Expectations; Speculations
    • Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles: General (includes Measurement and Data)
Controlled Keywords
  • TheSozWiss:
    • order situation
    • employment figure
    • capacity utilization
    • capacity planning
  • STW:
    • Business climate
    • Employment
    • Price
    • Turnover
    • Demand
    • Financing
    • Weather
    • Capacity utilization
    • Investment
    • Expectations hypothesis
    • Incoming orders
    • Capacity planning
Free Keywords
state of business; constraints to business activity
  • Series Information

    The Ifo Business Survey for the Service Sector has been conducted by the Ifo Institute since 1995 on a quarterly basis and since 2004 on a monthly basis. The core of the questionnaire consists of qualitative assessments on the current economic parameters of companies such as, for example, the general situation, turnover, demand and staff numbers, as well as questions on trends in the forthcoming months in areas like employment and price expectations

Temporal Coverage
  • 2004-10 / 2012-06
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
Time Dimension
  • Longitudinal: Panel: Interval
Collection Mode
  • Self-administered questionnaire
  • Is continued by
    DOI: 10.7805/ebdc-ibs-serv-2012b
  • Seiler, Christian: The data sets of the LMU-ifo Economics & Business Data Center - A guide for researchers. In: Journal of Applied Social Science Studies2012, Volume 132, p. 609-618.. ISSN 1439-121X, ISSN 1865-5742 (Article)
    • ID: 10.3790/schm.132.4.609 (DOI)
  • Blau, Harald; Georg Goldrian; ifo Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (Ed.): Konjunkturtest Dienstleistungen : Umfragen des ifo Instituts ; Konzeption, Repräsentation, Qualitätssicherung. In: ifo Beiträge zur Wirtschaftsforschung2004, Volume 15, p. 49-56. (Article)
  • Seiler, Christian: The data sets of the LMU-ifo Economics & Business Data Center - A guide for researchers. , Ifo Working Paper No. 138, 2012
    • ID: 10419/73812 (Handle)

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