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Euro-barometer 23: The European Currency Unit and Working Conditions, April 1985 (ICPSR 8411)

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The dataset contains information on European integration, life satisfaction, and social goals, as well as respondent attitudes toward the European Parliament. Attitudes towards the expansion of the European Economic Community were also probed, as well as opinions on the most necessary members in the event of European political unification. Respondents were also questioned extensively on the European Currency Unit, current and preferred working conditions, recent travel, and dealings with financial institutions.

Series: Eurobarometer Survey Series

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Study Description


Rabier, Jacques-Rene, Helene Riffault, and Ronald Inglehart. Euro-barometer 23: The European Currency Unit and Working Conditions, April 1985. ICPSR08411-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1986. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08411.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   attitudes, banks, currencies, economic integration, euro, European unification, European Union, financial institutions, life satisfaction, personal finances, political influence, public opinion, quality of life, social change, travel, work environment

Geographic Coverage:   Belgium, Denmark, Europe, France, Germany, Global, Great Britain, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands

Time Period:  

  • 1985

Universe:   Representative samples of the total population of persons age fifteen years and older were drawn in France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Denmark, Luxembourg, Ireland, the United Kingdom, and Greece.

Data Types:   survey data


Sample:   The sampling designs were either multi-stage national probability samples or national stratified quota samples.

Data Source:

personal interviews


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