IWH FDI Micro Database – Methodological Note – Survey 2008 in East Germany

The paper is a methodological report on the IWH-FDI-Micro Database of the year 2008. It contains a motivation of the research questions and describes the availability of existing data sources on multinational affiliates in transition economies. In its core it describes the population, survey sampling and implementation, in depth information on the survey representativeness, and questionnaire design. The 2008 survey covers multinationals affiliates in manufacturing and selected services of East Germany.

09. May 2011

Authors Andrea Gauselmann Gabriele Hardt Björn Jindra Philipp Marek

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