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ZA0144: Attitude of Independent Crafts to Credit

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Bibliographic Citation

Citation Citation Institut für Mittelstandsforschung, Finanzwirtschaftliche Abteilung, Köln (1966): Attitude of Independent Crafts to Credit. GESIS Data Archive, Cologne. ZA0144 Data file Version 1.0.0,
Study No.ZA0144
TitleAttitude of Independent Crafts to Credit
Current Version1.0.0, 2010-4-13, (Publication Year 1966)
Date of Collection10.1965 - 11.1965
Principal Investigator/ Authoring Entity, Institution
  • Institut für Mittelstandsforschung, Finanzwirtschaftliche Abteilung, Köln


AbstractAttitude of workmen to central values of economic structure. Judgement on the economic situation, the company organization as well as the credit and capital supply of the company. Topics: Credit need; loan with banks and friends; emotional hindrances in borrowing; readiness to go into debt; knowledge and utilization of the public credit fund; willingness to accept a bill; attitude to bill business transactions and to taking on a silent partner; openness to investment and innovation; attitude to credit institutes and utilization of their services; interest sensitivity; adaptation difficulties of the company; attitudes to competition, profit, capacity and freely establishing prices; company payment customs; payment mentality of customers; most important problems of the company; family member helping; planned successor; turnover development and readiness to expand; land and house ownership; securities for loans; building loan contracts; importance of areas of life; memberships; party preference. Demography: sex; marital status; religious denomination; religiousness; school education; vocational training; income; size of household; interest in politics; city size; state; refugee status; possession of durable economic goods. Interviewer rating: residential furnishings; social class and willingness of respondent to cooperate; number of contact attempts.
Categories Categories
  • Stock Market and Monetary Transactions
Topics Topics
  • 8 Trade, industry and markets
  • 17.4 Economic conditions and indicators


Geographic Coverage
  • Germany (DE), FRG incl. West Berlin
UniverseCompanies entered in the crafts roll.
Sampling Procedure Sampling Procedure
Multi-stage random sample
Mode of Collection Mode of Collection
Oral survey with standardized questionnaire
Data CollectorDIVO, Frankfurt
Date of Collection
  • 10.1965 - 11.1965

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)
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Number of Units: 1204
Number of Variables: -
Data Type: Einfachlochung
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  • Schöber, Peter: Die Wirtschaftsmentalität der westdeutschen Handwerker. Köln: Westdeutscher Verlag 1968 (Abhandlungen zur Mittelstandsforschung)
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