Dataset: Election Study 1987 (Panel Study)


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Judgement on parties and politicians with regard to the Federal Parliament elections of January 1987 as well as questions about the election result. Topics: the contents of the three waves are described in detail under the preceding ZA Study Nos. 1533 to 1535.

Variable Groups

Document Description

Full Title

Election Study 1987 (Panel Study)


Name Affiliation Abbreviation

Full Title



Name Affiliation Abbreviation

Study Description

Full Title

Election Study 1987 (Panel Study)

Identification Number


Authoring Entity

Name Affiliation
M. Berger, W.G. Gibowski, D. Roth, W. Schulte, Affiliation: Forschungsgruppe Wahlen, Mannheim
M. Kaase, Affiliation: Universität Mannheim
H.-D. Klingemann, Affiliation: FU Berlin
F.U. Pappi, Affiliation: Universität Kiel
M. Küchler, Affiliation: Florida State University, Tallahassee


Name Affiliation Abbreviation Role

Data Distributor

Name Affiliation Abbreviation
Zentralarchiv für Empirische Sozialforschung an der Universität zu Köln ZA


Name Affiliation Abbreviation

Topic Classification

Political Attitudes and Behavior


Research area: FRG without West Berlin.

Time Method

September 1986 - February 1987

Data Collector

MARPLAN, Offenbach

Sampling Procedure

Multi-stage stratified random sample (ADM mastersample) of persons 18 years old and older

Mode of Data Collection

Oral interview with standardized questionnaire

Availability Status


Access Authority

Name Affiliation E-mail address Universal Resource Identifier

Other References Note

Further Remarks

A consolidated data set with all interview contents and respondents of the ZA Study Nos. 1553 to 1535.

Data Files Description

File Name


Overall Case Count


Overall Variable Count


Type of File

Nesstar 200801


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