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Publicity of Finances

Version
2.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • Forschungsstelle für empirische Sozialökonomik, Köln
Publication Date
2013-03-22
Contributor
  • EMNID, Bielefeld (Data Collector)
Language
German
Classification
  • ZA:
    • Budget and Fiscal Policy
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Economic policy
Description
  • Abstract

    Governmental financial-economic knowledge and reactions of West Germans to governmental financial-economic activities. Topics: Associations with the terms ´tax´ and ´government´ (sentence completion test); knowledge about public budget, classification of types of taxes as well as recipients of taxes and about government use of taxes; knowledge of consumer taxes and the tax rate for selected products; preference for increase in taxes or reduction in government expenditures; types of tax paid by respondent; knowledge about the composition of one´s own wage deductions; perception of the church tax as ´organization contribution´ or taxes; judgement on the expenditure policies of the government in selected areas; actual and subjectively perceived tax burden; judgement on tax equity; preference for income tax increase or increase in consumer tax; desired sanctions for tax offenses; occupational groups keeping taxes from the government; judgement on the taxation mentality in comparison over time since the Kaiserreich; granting support to relatives and attitude to donations for charity organizations; frequency of reading newspapers; smoking habits; possession of a vehicle; possession of a telephone; local residency. Demography: possession of durable economic goods; employment; occupation; sex; school education; vocational training; religious denomination; marital status; age; size of household; city size; refugee status; household income; state; memberships; self-assessment of social class.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1958-07 / 1958-08
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    FRG (without Saarland and West Berlin)
Sampled Universe
Age: 16 and older.
Sampling
Sampling Procedure Comment: Quota sample
Collection Mode
  • Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 1960
    Number of Variables: 278
Availability
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Rights
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA0094 (Type: ZA-No.)
Relations
  • Is new version of
    DOI: 10.4232/1.0094
Publications
  • Schmölders, Günter: Das Irrationale in der öffentlichen Finanzwirtschaft: Probleme der Finanzpsychologie. Hamburg: Rowohlt 1960
  • Rexhausen, Felix: Die Finanzpublizität der Länder und Gemeinden. Berlin: Duncker & Humblot 1963 (Finanzwissenschaftliche Forschungsarbeiten, H. 28)
  • Finanzwissenschaftliches Forschungsinstitut an der Universität Köln: Steuern und Staatsausgaben in der öffentlichen Meinung der Bundesrepublik. Köln: Westdeutscher Verlag 1960

Update Metadata: 2020-10-20 | Issue Number: 19 | Registration Date: 2013-03-27

Forschungsstelle für empirische Sozialökonomik, Köln (2013): Finanzpublizität. Version: 2.0.0. GESIS Datenarchiv. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.11598