Eurobarometer 73.4: Financial and Economic Crisis, the Future of the European Union, Globalization, and European Citizenship, May 2010 (ICPSR 34384)
Principal Investigator(s): European Commission
The Eurobarometer series is a unique cross-national and cross-temporal survey program conducted on behalf of the European Commission. These surveys regularly monitor public opinion in the European Union (EU) member countries and consist of standard modules and special topic modules. The standard modules address attitudes towards European unification, institutions and policies, measurements for general socio-political orientations, as well as respondent and household demographics. The special topic modules address such topics as agriculture, education, natural environment and resources, public health, public safety and crime, and science and technology.
This round of Eurobarometer surveys includes the standard modules and covers the following special topics: (1) the financial and economic crisis, (2) the future of the European Union, (3) globalization, and (4) European citizenship. Questions pertain to household financial situation, opinions on performance of the EU economy, reformation of the financial system, national currency and the Euro, public debt, the EU exiting present crisis and preparing for the next decade, and attitudes towards globalization. Other questions address country identification, opinions of European citizenship, the EU achievements for citizens, representation and democracy, the European Citizens' Initiative, and participation of citizens in society.
Demographic and other background information collected includes age, gender, nationality, origin of birth (personal and parental), marital status, age when stopped full-time education, occupation, left-right political self-placement, household composition, ownership of a fixed or mobile telephone, difficulties in paying bills, level in society, and Internet use. In addition, country-specific data includes type and size of locality, region of residence, and language of interview (select countries).
Series: Eurobarometer Survey Series
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European Commission. Eurobarometer 73.4: Financial and Economic Crisis, the Future of the European Union, Globalization, and European Citizenship, May 2010. ICPSR34384-v1. Cologne, Germany: GESIS/Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributors], 2013-02-20. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR34384.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR34384.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: attitudes, citizenship, community involvement, crisis management, currencies, economic conditions, economic crises, economic integration, European Parliament, European unification, European Union, globalization, life satisfaction, political attitudes, political behavior, political organizations, public opinion, social attitudes, social change
Smallest Geographic Unit: country
Geographic Coverage: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Europe, Finland, France, Germany, Global, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Turkey, United Kingdom
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Unit of Observation: individual
Universe: In all, Eurobarometer 73.4 interviewed 30,715 citizens in the 27 countries of the European Union after the 2004/2007 enlargement, in the European Union Candidate Countries (CC) Croatia, Turkey and Macedonia (FYROM), among the Turkish Cypriot Community (Northern Cyprus) and in the EFTA and EU applicant country Iceland. All respondents were residents in the respective country, nationals and non-nationals but EU-citizens, and aged 15 and over. Respondents were expected to have sufficient command of one of the respective national language(s) to answer the questionnaire. Separate samples were drawn for Northern Ireland and East Germany.
Data Types: survey data
Data Collection Notes:
The original data collection was carried out by TNS Opinion and Social on request of the European Commission between May 5 and 28, 2010.
This collection is being released in two parts. Part 1 contains the original files provided by GESIS and Part 2 the ICPSR-processed collection.
Access to GESIS data and documentation, including the GESIS DOI, for Eurobarometer 73.4 can be found through the GESIS Data Catalogue. Additional information on the Eurobarometer Survey Series and the Eurobarometer data can be found at the GESIS Eurobarometer Web site and ZACAT, respectively.
Sample: Multistage national probability samples.
Weight: Please review the ICPSR codebook; "Variable Documentation" section for information concerning individual weights and the "Technical Specifications" section for general weighting information.
Mode of Data Collection: face-to-face interview
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Original ICPSR Release: 2013-02-20
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