Industrial Location Decisions, 1972 Version 1

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This data collection contains survey data gathered in June and July of 1972 from decision-makers at 173 industrial plants in three United States cities: Detroit, Michigan, Chicago, Illinois, and Atlanta, Georgia. The survey was carried out by members of the Economic Behavior Program at the University of Michigan's Survey Research Center who personally administered questionnaires to high-level staff members at each company (e.g., president, vice president, general manager, office manager, or public relations director). Respondents were asked to give reasons for the present location of the plant and to outline the advantages and disadvantages of its location. The duration of plant operations, level of production, sales, geographical area served, future expansion, and production problems were all examined as well. High-level staff at industrial plants in United States cities. The sample included 173 industrial plants in three United States cities: Detroit, Michigan, Chicago, Illinois, and Atlanta, Georgia.

Identifier
DOI http://dx.doi.org/doi:10.3886/ICPSR07615.v1
Metadata Access https://www.da-ra.de/oaip/oai?verb=GetRecord&metadataPrefix=oai_dc&identifier=oai:oai.da-ra.de:441832
Provenance
Creator Economic Behavior Program. Survey Research Center
Publisher ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research
Publication Year 1984
Rights Download;This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Contact ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research
Representation
Language English
Resource Type Dataset;survey data
Coverage
Discipline Economic
Spatial Coverage {Atlanta,Chicago,Detroit,Georgia,Illinois,Michigan,"United States","Time period: 1972","1972-06 - 1972-07","Collection date: 1972-06--1972-07"}
Temporal Coverage {Atlanta,Chicago,Detroit,Georgia,Illinois,Michigan,"United States","Time period: 1972","1972-06 - 1972-07","Collection date: 1972-06--1972-07"}