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ZA5940: IWH FDI Micro Database - Survey of multinational affiliates in East Germany and selected Transition Economies (2013)

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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 (2013). GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA5940 Data file Version 1.0.0, https://doi.org/10.4232/1.12151
Study No.ZA5940
TitleIWH FDI Micro Database - Survey of multinational affiliates in East Germany and selected Transition Economies (2013)
Current Version1.0.0, 2014-12-23, https://doi.org/10.4232/1.12151
Date of Collection2013 - 2013
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Günther, Jutta - Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung Halle (IWH)

Content

Abstract1. Questions concerning the foreign owned enterprise´s financial sources and restrictions for investment and the distribution and educational background of its employees. 2. Standard questions about the shareholder structure of enterprises with foreign/West German ownership, e.g. date of entry, mode of entry, enterprise operated as a contractor to the foreign shareholder, autonomy over particular business functions. 3. Directed only to enterprises with outward FDI with similar questions as the second section. 4. Questions about domestic investment. 5. Research and development (R&D), R&D employment and R&D expenditure. 6. Product and process innovations including their intensity and sources of financing R&D/innovation. 7. Questions on the diffusion of R&D and innovation. 8. Relationship with suppliers. 9. Relationship with customers and external shocks. Additionally coded was: ID; region of East German company; type of investor; sector of the company; country code.
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)
  • Romania (RO)
  • Poland (PL)
  • Czech Republic (CZ)
  • Slovakia (SK)
  • Hungary (HU)
UniverseCompanies with one or more foreign investors - INWARD FDI All companies in the selected sectors and countries in 2010 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 sectors and countries in 2010 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 domiciled abroad
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
Probability Sample: Stratified Sample Stratification by country, size class, industry (manufacturing, other industry) and inward or outward
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
Telephone interview: CATI (Computer Assisted Telephone Interview)
Data Collectorinfas Institut für angewandte Sozialwissenschaft, Bonn
Date of Collection
  • 2013

Errata & Versions

VersionDate, Name, DOI
1.0.0 (current version)2014-12-23 first archive edition https://doi.org/10.4232/1.12151
Errata in current version
none
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NotesManagement, deputy or assistant to the management, department or division heads, especially in the area of research and development, were interviewed.
Number of Units: 1122
Number of Variables: 116
Analysis System(s): SPSS, Stata

Publications

Publications
  • Günther, Jutta; Gauselmann, Andrea; Marek, Philipp; Jindra, Björn: IWH-FDI-Micro-Database: Methodological Note Survey 2013 In Hungary, Czech Republic, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and East Germany (including Berlin). Halle: Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH), 2013
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