ALLBUS

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ALLBUSAllgemeine Bevölkerungsumfrage der Sozialwissenschaften (German General Social Survey)
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Table 5: Materialistic and Post materialistic attitudes in West Germany from 1980 to 2006 (in percent) Materialistic goals Post-materialistic goals Values Law and Fight against More say in Protect freedom of order inflation government speech 1980 48 22 16 15 1982 51 19 16 14 1984 39 18 24 19 1986 46 8 26 21 1988 42 9 24 25 1990 37 8 34 22 1992 37 14 31 19 1994 41 9 34 17 1996 40 7 31 23 1998 42 12 27 20 2000 39 7 36 19 2002 31 15 31 23 2004 32 15 37 17 2006 34 16 33 18 Source: ALLBUS German National Social Survey Database 2011.
Mannheim) and the Central Archive for Empirical Social Research (ZA--Zentralarchiv fur Empirische Sozialforschung, Cologne) in cooperation with the ALLBUS scientific council.
4) The 2002 ALLBUS survey was conducted between February and August 2002.
Thus, while the American GSS items are located slightly towards the specific support side of the continuum, the German ALLBUS questions tap more into the diffuse side of the spectrum.
However, structural equations require good, truly exogenous predictors for the suspect variables, which unfortunately were not available in the ALLBUS survey.