Projektname: German Internet Panel (GIP) – Module “Inflation” November Wave 2014 (English Version)

  1. Allgemeine Informationen: *Note: This/These items was/were tested in German. This/These is/are (an) English translation/s of the original German wording/s.*

    Both experimental conditions from question 2 are taken into account in this question. The two groups were compared in the evaluation in order to find differences in their answer behaviors.
  2. Einleitungstext: The European Central Bank's (ECB) main responsibility is to make sure that prices in the euro zone remain stable. This means that the ECB's responsibilty is to make sure that prices shift only slightly over time.
    [Die Hauptaufgabe der europäischen Zentralbank (EZB) ist es, dafür zu sorgen, dass die Preise in der gesamten Eurozone stabil bleiben. Das bedeutet, dass die EZB dafür verantwortlich ist, dass sich die Preise über die Zeit hinweg nur wenig verändern.]
  3. Fragetext: What do you think, how well does the ECB do in keeping prices stable?
    [Wie erfüllt die EZB Ihrer Meinung nach die Aufgabe, die Preise stabil zu halten?]
  4. Antwortkategorien:

    Very poorly


    Neither poorly nor well


    Very well

    1. Empfehlungen: No changes recommended.
    1. Umsetzung der Empfehlungen: Yes
  1. Eingesetzte kognitive Technik/en: None.
  2. Befund zur Frage: A little more than 50% of the respondents state that the ECB fulfills its task to keep the prices stable “neither poorly nor well”. The two extreme answer categories (“Very poorly”, “Very well”) are only picked very rarely. There are no differences in the answers between the two conditions.
  1. Thema der Frage: Other Topics
  2. Konstrukt: Price stability of the ECB