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Micro Data at the Ifo Institute for Economic Research – The “Ifo Business Survey”, Usage and Access

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  • Sascha O. Becker
  • Klaus Wohlrabe

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The Ifo Institute for Economic Research has been conducting regular business surveyssince its foundation in 1949. The most well-known of Ifo’s surveys is the Ifo BusinessSurvey (ifo Konjunkturtest). The micro data of the Ifo Business Survey are accessible toexternal researchers on-site at Ifo as part of the Ifo DataPool, Ifo’s research data centre.This article gives an introduction of the survey questions and data coverage, an overviewof past and present research with the Ifo Business Survey, and describes the dataaccess procedure.

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Paper provided by Ifo Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich in its series Ifo Working Paper Series with number Ifo Working Paper No. 47.

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Keywords: Micro data; business surveys; data access; Ifo DataPool; Ifo DataLit;

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