Co-Operative Farmers 1990/1991 (Supplementary Survey)

Resource Type
Dataset : Survey and aggregate data
  • Institut für Sozialdatenanalyse, Berlin Fakultät für Landwirtschaft und Gartenbau an der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
Publication Date
  • Institut fuer Sozialdatenanalyse, Berlin (Data Collector)
  • ZA:
    • Branches of Economy, Services and Transport
  • CESSDA Topic Classification:
    • Rural economics
  • Abstract

    Social situation of independent farmers in the phase of privatization. Topics: Length of occupation as private farmer; time of intended privatization; previous work area in agriculture; membership in an LPG or GPG and duration; importance of land possession; stand on land ownership; area used and form of property; management of the company; company size sought; second occupation company; conversion to primary occupation; marketing products; ideas about future production structure; stand on ecological-biological agriculture products; influence of farming family companies in the FRG on privatization decision; personal preparation for new requirements; problems in building up the company; support from organizations, associations, cities, state government offices and banks; reasons for decision to become independent farmer; importance of selected working conditions; utilization of third-party funds; degree of extent to which informed about support funds, social security, sales situation and ecological regulations; access to this information; agricultural education of partner; activity of partner in agriculture; state.
Temporal Coverage
  • 1990-11 / 1991-01
Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE)
    Eastern Germany
Sampled Universe
All reported independent farmers from the districts considered in the main investigation.
Sampling Procedure Comment:
Collection Mode
  • Mail survey
Data and File Information
  • Unit Type: Individual
    Number of Units: 114
    Number of Variables: 77
Main investigation archived under ZA Study No. 6439.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • ZA6438 (Type: ZA-No.)
  • Krambach, K.: Agrarwissenschaft und Agrarpolitik in der ehemaligen DDR im Umbruch. Gießener Abhandlung zur Agrar- und Wirtschaftsforschung des europäischen Ostens. Reihe 1, Bd. 178. Berlin 1991.
  • Krambach, K.: Genossenschaftsbauern im Umbruch. In: Utopie kreativ. Heft 15. Berlin 1991.

Update Metadata: 2021-04-07 | Issue Number: 88 | Registration Date: 2010-07-22