Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: KB-506-010-1-1-West Germany-ICPSR-1987

Subject Area: Election Studies

Bibliographic Citation: German election panel study, 1987.  [machine-readable data file] / Forschungsgruppe Wahlen (Mannheim)  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 9078

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: Codebook is machine-readable only; machine-0readable dictionary.

Abstract: This panel study provides data on attitudes and electoral behavior during the 1987 German federal election campaign. Panel respondents were surveyed in two pre-election waves and one post-election wave. Topics covered in the study include respondent evaluations of the political parties and party leaders, assessments of personal and national economic conditions, and attitudes on various public issues. Demographic information on respondents also was gathered.

SOURCE: personal interviews

UNIVERSE: German citizens over age 18 residing in private households. West Berlin was excluded.

SAMPLE: Stratified multistage random sample.

EXTENT OF COLLECTION: 1 data file + machine-readable documentation.

DATA TYPE: survey data

DATA FORMAT: OSIRIS and Card Image

TIME PERIOD: September 1986-February 1987

DATE OF COLLECTION: December 30, 1986-January 23, 1987, February 7-23, 1987, and September 11-29, 1987

FUNDING AGENCY: Second Television Network, and German Science Foundation.

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