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ZA4734: Flash Eurobarometer 218 (Survey among Enterprises in Cyprus)

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Citation Citation European Commission (2008): Flash Eurobarometer 218 (Survey among Enterprises in Cyprus). The GALLUP Organisation, Brussels. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA4734 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA4734
TitleFlash Eurobarometer 218 (Survey among Enterprises in Cyprus)
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, (Publication Year 2008)
Date of Collection17.09.2007 - 25.09.2007
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Papacostas, Antonis - European Commission, Directorate-General Economic and Financial Affairs


AbstractPreparations of Cypriot enterprises for the changeover to euro. Topics: self-rated knowledge about the euro and the changeover; preferred information sources on the euro: national central bank, European institutions, commercial banks, national government and authorities, consumer associations, media, trade unions and professional organisations, other; satisfaction with information about euro changeover; preferred areas to get more information on; satisfaction with the information about the euro provided by the national authorities; awareness of publications regarding changeover preparations of the business sector by the government; usefulness of these publications; awareness of the publication regarding dual price displays by the government; usefulness of the publication; use of the national website on the euro and usefulness; use of the national free telephone line on the euro and usefulness; time of the beginning of the enterprise‘s preparations for the changeover to euro; approval of the following statements on the company’s activities regarding the changeover: has identified the impact in the different areas of the enterprise, has defined the necessary computer adaptation, has informed its staff, has evaluated the training needs, has set up a detailed action plan, appointment of a person in charge of coordinating preparations; time of appointing the charged person; assessment of the consequences of the changeover on the enterprise as positive; proceeding regarding the adaptation of computer systems: executed by own staff, outsourcing, both; readiness of accounting system, invoicing system, and payroll system in time and reasons if not; enterprise is a retail enterprise or has other direct financial relations with consumers; supply of the company with euro coins and banknotes before January 2008 by the bank; reasons for not being supplied; intention to give change: in euro, in Cypriot pound, both; knowledge of the duration of the dual circulation period of Cypriot pound and euro; dealing with the adjustment of psychological prices originally in Cypriot pound: exact application of conversion rules, adjusting prices mostly upwards or mostly downwards, partly adjusting upwards and downwards; awareness of the obligation to dual price display during changeover period; problems concerning dual price display: technical problems, calculation errors by the staff, consumer complaints, too time consuming, too costly. Demography: sex; age; position of respondent at the company; information about the company: company sector, number of employees, turnover. Additionally coded was: respondent ID.
Categories Categories
  • Stock Market and Monetary Transactions
Topics Topics
  • 8.2 Business/industrial management and organisation
  • 17.6 Economic systems and development


Geographic Coverage
  • Cyprus (CY)
Universe300 enterprises in the sectors G and H (trade and hotel sector), of which 20 enterprises with at least 20 employees and 50 enterprises in the sectors C to K (excl. G and H) with at least 20 employees
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
  • Probability: Stratified
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
  • Telephone interview
Data CollectorCypriot Cymar, Nikosia, Zypern The GALLUP Organisation, Brüssel/The GALLUP Organisation, Hungary (internationale Koordination)
Date of Collection
  • 17.09.2007 - 25.09.2007

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.0 (current version)2010-4-13 Version number created automatically (implementation of a uniform versioning policy) (Publication Year unknown)
Errata in current version
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Further Remarks

Number of Units: 350
Number of Variables: 75
Analysis System(s): SPSS


  • European Commission: The Gallup Organization: Preparing for the euro: Survey among enterprises in the Republic of Cyprus. Brussels: European Commisson November 2007
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Research Data Centre
  •  EB - Flash Eurobarometer
    The Flash Eurobarometer were launched by the European Commission in the late eighties, turning out a Monthly Monitor between in 1994 and 1995. These “small scale” surveys are conducted in all EU member states at times, occasionally reducing or enlarging the scope of countries as a function of specific topics. The typical sample size is 500-1000 respondents per country and interviews are usually conducted by phone in the respective national language. The Flash Eurobarometer include series on special topics (Common Currency, EU Enlargement, Information Society, Entrepreneurship, Innovation) as well as special target group polls, particularly company managers with enterprise related topics.
  • Flash Eurobarometer - Manager samples and enterprise issues: Common Currency (EURO)