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ZA5939: IWH FDI Micro Database - Survey of multinational affiliates in East Germany and selected Transition Economies (2012)

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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 (2012). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA5939 Data file Version 1.0.0, https://doi.org/10.4232/1.12150
Study No.ZA5939
TitleIWH FDI Micro Database - Survey of multinational affiliates in East Germany and selected Transition Economies (2012)
Current Version1.0.0, 2014-12-23, https://doi.org/10.4232/1.12150
Date of Collection2012 - 2012
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Günther, Jutta - Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung Halle (IWH)

Content

AbstractExpectations for future employment, turnover, exports, and investment of East German companies. Topics: Number of employees (size of company); expectation on the development of the number of employees in 2013; expectation on the development of total turnover between 2012 and 2013; expectations on development of share of exports in total sales between 2012 und 2013; enterprise invested in East Germany in 2013 or plans to undertake any invesment in East-Germany; share of total investment directed at expansion; expectation on development of company´s investment between 2012 and 2013; expenditures for R&D performed within the enterprise 2010-2012; expectation on R&D expenditure between 2012 and 2013; share of employees currently working in the area of R&D; expectaion on R&D employment between 2012 and 2013; implementation of new or significantly improved products during the last 3 years; plan on introducing any new or improved products from 2013 to 2015; share of product innovations implemented on total turnover 2011; expectation on share of product innovation between 2012 and 2013. Additionally coded was: ID; region of company in East-Germany; type of investor; sector of company.
Categories Categories
  • Economic Systems
Topics Topics
  • 8.2 Business/industrial management and organisation
  • 17.6 Economic systems and development

Methodology

Geographic Coverage
  • Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania (DE-MV)
  • Saxony (DE-SN)
  • Saxony-Anhalt (DE-ST)
  • Thuringia (DE-TH)
  • Berlin (DE-BE)
  • Brandenburg (DE-BB)
UniverseCompanies with one or more foreign investors - INWARD FDI All companies in the selected sectors based in East Germany in 2011 in which at least one foreign investor (in East Germany a West German multinational investor) holds either at least 10% of the shares/voting rights directly or at least 25% of the shares/voting rights indirectly. Companies investing in a company abroad - OUTWARD FDI Companies in selected industries based in Eastern Germany in 2011 that hold either at least 10% of the shares/voting rights directly or at least 25% of the shares/voting rights indirectly in a company based abroad.
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
Probability Sample: Stratified Sample
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
Telephone interview: CATI (Computer Assisted Telephone Interview)
Data CollectorZentrum für Sozialforschung Halle (ZSH)
Date of Collection
  • 2012

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.0 (current version)2014-12-23 first archive edition https://doi.org/10.4232/1.12150
Errata in current version
none
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Number of Units: 421
Number of Variables: 22
Analysis System(s): SPSS, Stata

Publications

Publications
  • Günther, Jutta; Gauselmann, Andrea; Marek, Philipp; Jindra, Björn; Engelhardt, Jan: IWH-FDI-Micro-Database: Methodological Note Survey 2012 In East Germany (including Berlin). Halle: Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH), 2012
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  • IWH FDI Micro Database - Survey of multinational affiliates in East Germany and selected Transition Economies