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ZA5076: IWH FDI Micro Database - Survey of multinational affiliates in East Germany and selected Transition Economies (2007)

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  • ZA5076_NBL_v2-0-0.dta (Dataset Stata) 107 KBytes
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  • ZA5076_Aenderungen_v1-0-0_zu_v2-0-0.pdf (Other Document) 107 KBytes
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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation Günther, Jutta (2014): IWH FDI Micro Database - Survey of multinational affiliates in East Germany and selected Transition Economies (2007). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA5076 Data file Version 2.0.0,
Study No.ZA5076
TitleIWH FDI Micro Database - Survey of multinational affiliates in East Germany and selected Transition Economies (2007)
Current Version2.0.0, 2014-12-23,
Date of Collection30.10.2006 - 14.06.2007
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Günther, Jutta - Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung Halle (IWH)


Categories Categories
  • Work and Industry
  • Economic Systems
Topics Topics
  • 8.2 Business/industrial management and organisation
  • 17.6 Economic systems and development


Geographic Coverage
  • Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania (DE-MV)
  • Saxony (DE-SN)
  • Saxony-Anhalt (DE-ST)
  • Thuringia (DE-TH)
  • Berlin (DE-BE)
  • Brandenburg (DE-BB)
  • Romania (RO)
  • Croatia (HR)
  • Poland (PL)
  • Slovenia (SI)
Data CollectorZentrum für Sozialforschung Halle (ZSH); Institute for Economic Research, Slowenia; University of Zagreb, Croatia; Group of Applied Economists, Romania; EMAR Marketing Research, Poland
Date of Collection
  • 30.10.2006 - 14.06.2007

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
2.0.0 (current version)2014-12-23 see documentation (pdf)
1.0.02011-12-27 first archive edition
Errata in current version
Version changes

Further Remarks

Number of Units: 514 (MOE) 295 (NBL)
Number of Variables: 116 (MOE) 132 (NBL)
Analysis System(s): SPSS, Stata


  • Günther, Jutta; Jindra, Björn; Stephan, Johannes: Does Local Technology matter for Foreign Investors in Central and Eastern Europe? Evidence from the IWH FDI Micro Database. In: Journal of East West Business, Vol. 15, 2009, S. 210-247.
  • Jindra, Björn; Giroud, Axèle; Scott-Kennel, Joanna: Subsidiary roles, vertical linkages and economic development: Lesson from transition economies. In: Journal of World Business, Vol. 44, 2008, S. 167-179.
  • Stephan, Johannes; Steffen, Wolfgang: The Role of the Human Capital and Managerial Skills in Explaining the Productivity Gaps between East and West. In: Eastern European Economics, Vol. 46, 2008, S. 5-24.
  • Günther, Jutta; Stephan, Johannes; Jindra, Björn: Foreign Subsidiaries in the East German Innovation system: Evidence from manufacturing industries. In: Applied Economics Quarterly Supplement, Vol. 59, 2008, S. 137-165.
  • Jindra, Björn: Internationalisation Theory and Technological Accumulation : An Investigation of Multinational Affiliates in East Germany. Houndmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan 2011. (Studies of Economic Transition).
  • Stephan, Johannes; Günther, Jutta; Jindra, Björn: Foreign direct investment in national innovations systems: Evidence from emerging economies in Central and East Europe (CEE). In: Dyker, David (ed.): Network Dynamics in Emerging Regions of Europe. Imperial College Press 2010.
  • Günther, Jutta; Stephan, Johannes; Jindra, Björn: Ostdeutsches Innovationssystem attraktiv für ausländische Investoren. In: Wirtschaft im Wandel, Nr. 1, 2008, S. 35-44.
  • Stephan, Johannes: Foreign direct investment in weak intellectual property rights regimes: The example of post-socialist economies. In: Post-Communist Economies, Bd. 23, 2011, S. 35-53.
  • Rojec, Matija; Bucar, Maja; Stare, Metka: Backward FDI linkages as a channel for transferring technology and building innovation capability: The case of Slovenia. In: European Journal of Development Research, Bd. 21, 2009, S. 137-153.
  • Aralica, Zoran; Racic, Domagoj; Redzepagic, Denis: R&D Activities as a Growth Factor of Foreign-Owned SMEs in Croatia. In: Croatian Economic Survey, Bd. 11, 2009, S. 73-94.
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