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German Election Panel Study, 1987 (ICPSR 9078)

Principal Investigator(s): Forschungsgruppe Wahlen (Mannheim)


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.

Access Notes

  • This data collection has been deaccessioned; it is no longer distributed by ICPSR. These data are currently available at German Election Panel Study, 1987. Additional information may be available in Data Collection Notes.

    Produced by the Zentralarchiv fuer Empirische Sozialforschung, Cologne, Germany, 1990.

Study Description


Forschungsgruppe Wahlen (Mannheim). German Election Panel Study, 1987. ICPSR09078-v2. Cologne, Germany: Zentralarchiv fuer Empirische Sozialforschung/Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributors], 1990. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09078.v2

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09078.v2

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This study was funded by:

  • Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen (Germany)
  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (Germany)

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    attitudes, candidates, economic conditions, elections, political attitudes, political campaigns, political interest, political participation, political parties, public confidence, public opinion, voter attitudes, voting behavior

Geographic Coverage:    Germany, Global

Time Period:   

  • 1986-09--1987-02

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

Data Type(s):    survey data

Data Collection Notes:

Produced by the Zentralarchiv fuer Empirische Sozialforschung, Cologne, Germany, 1990.


Sample:    Stratified multistage random sample.

Data Source:

personal interviews


Original ICPSR Release:   1989-08-02

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