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Flash Eurobarometer 349 (Introduction of the Euro in the New Member States, wave 14)

Version
1.0.0
Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
Creator
  • European Commission
Publication Date
2013-05-22
Contributor
  • European Commission, Brussels Directorate-General Communication (“Research and Speechwriting” Unit) (Researcher)
  • TNS BBSS, Sofia, Bulgaria (Data Collector)
  • TNS Aisa, Prague, Czech Republic (Data Collector)
  • TNS Latvia, Riga, Latvia (Data Collector)
  • TNS Lithuania, Vilnius, Lithuania (Data Collector)
  • TNS Hoffmann Kft, Budapest, Hungary (Data Collector)
  • TNS OBOP, Warsaw, Poland (Data Collector)
  • TNS CSOP, Budapest, Romania (Data Collector)
  • TNS Political & Social, Brussels (international coordination) (Data Collector)
Language
English
Classification
  • ZA:
    • International Institutions, Relations, Conditions
    • Economic Policy, National Economic Situation
    • Stock Market and Monetary Transactions
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • International politics and organisation
    • Economic systems and development
Description
  • Abstract

    Introduction of the euro in the recently acceded EU member states. Topics: contact with and use of euro banknotes or coins; use of euro banknotes or coins in the own country or abroad; knowledge test on the euro: equal design of euro banknotes and coins in every country, number of countries that already introduced the euro, possibility of the own country to choose whether to introduce the euro or not, year of introduction of the euro in the own country; self-rated knowledge on the euro; preferred time of information about the introduction of the euro in the own country; trust in information about the introduction provided by: national government or authorities, tax administrations, national central bank, European institutions, commercial banks, journalists, trade unions or professional organizations, consumer associations; preferred places of information about the euro and the changeover; most important issues to be covered by information campaigns; significance of selected information campaign actions; assessment of the impact of the introduction of the euro in the countries already using the euro as positive; assessment of the impact of the introduction on the own country and on personal life; approval of introducing the euro in the own country; preferred time for introducing the euro in the own country; estimated impact of the economic and financial crisis of the last few years on the time of euro introduction in the own country; earlier adoption of the euro would have mitigated negative effects of the crisis in the own country; expected impact of the introduction on the prices in the own country; expected impact of the introduction: easier price comparisons with other countries, easier shopping in other countries, save money by eliminating fees of currency exchange in other countries, more convenient travel in other countries, protection of the own country from the effects of international crises; benefits from the adoption of the euro on the own country: lower interest rates, sounder public finances, improvement of growth and employment, low inflation rates, reinforcement of the place of Europe in the world, strengthening of European identity; approval of the following statements on the impact of the introduction of the euro: personal inconvenience due to replacement of national currency, afraid of abusive price setting, loss of control over national economic policy, loss of national identity. Demography: age; sex; nationality; age at end of education; professional position; region; type of community; own a mobile phone and fixed (landline) phone; household composition and household size. Additionally coded was: respondent ID; type of phone line; language of the interview; country; weighting factor.
Temporal Coverage
  • 2012-04-19 / 2012-04-21
Geographic Coverage
  • Bulgaria (BG)
  • Czech Republic (CZ)
  • Latvia (LV)
  • Lithuania (LT)
  • Hungary (HU)
  • Poland (PL)
  • Romania (RO)
Sampled Universe
Population of the respective nationalities of the European Union Member States, resident in Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Lithuania, Latvia, Poland, and Romania, aged 15 years and over
Collection Mode
  • Telephone interview: CATI
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 7010
    Number of Variables: 132
Availability
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Rights
All metadata from GESIS DBK are available free of restriction under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain Dedication. However, GESIS requests that you actively acknowledge and give attribution to all metadata sources, such as the data providers and any data aggregators, including GESIS. For further information see https://dbk.gesis.org/dbksearch/guidelines.asp
Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA5784 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Internationale Umfrageprogramme (Type: FDZ)
Publications
  • European Commission; TNS Political & Social: Introduction of the Euro in the more recently acceded member States. Brussels: European Commission July 2012 http://ec.europa.eu/public_opinion/flash/fl_349_en.pdf

Update Metadata: 2020-10-21 | Issue Number: 25 | Registration Date: 2013-05-23

European Commission (2013): Flash Eurobarometer 349 (Introduction of the Euro in the New Member States, wave 14). Version: 1.0.0. GESIS Data Archive. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.4232/1.11637