||Internet Resource, Computer File
|All Authors / Contributors:
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research.
||Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2004-10-30.
||Mode of access: Intranet.
||Part 1: Data File.
||ICPSR (Series), 3361.
This round of Eurobarometer surveys queried respondents on standard Eurobarometer measures, such as how satisfied they were with their present lives, whether they attempted to persuade others close to them to share their views on subjects they held strong opinions about, and whether they discussed political matters. Additional questions focused on respondents' knowledge of and opinions on the European Union (EU), including how well informed they felt about the EU, what sources of information about the EU they used, and whether their country had benefited from being an EU member. Another major focus of the surveys was globalization. Respondents were asked about the effects of globalization and trade liberalization, whether the EU was in favor of international free trade, and which institution should take the effects of globalization under control. Those polled presented their knowledge of the World Trade Organization, gave their opinions about who was the largest exporter of products and services in the world, specified the aspects of trade negotiations that should be considered by the EU, and commented on whether it was good that the EU negotiated international trade issues on behalf of all EU member states. Humanitarian aid was another major topic of the surveys. Respondents were queried as to which institutions funding humanitarian aid they knew about, how well informed they felt about the Humanitarian Aid Office (ECHO), which sources of information about ECHO they used, whether European citizens should be informed about aid activities funded by the EU, and, if so, what sorts of information should be available. Questions were also posed regarding whether it was important to fund humanitarian aid activities outside the EU, whether humanitarian aid was more effective when provided by each government separately or by the EU collectively, and whether the EU should incre ... Cf.: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR03361.