Use for scientific research purposes
The data collected by the IfM Bonn can be used by scientists free of charge for their research activities. The data can only be accessed after signing a data use agreement with the IfM Bonn. Access is possible in the institute's rooms or online via remote access.
Use for commercial or other purposes is not possible. No company addresses are available either.
Please send your request to Datennutzung(at)ifm-bonn.org, explain your research purpose and address why you need to access the IfM Bonn data.
An overview of our data can be found in the article Data for Mittelstand Companies in Germany at the IfM Bonn.
Find below the questionnaires as well as papers, which rely on the available data sets. So far, the questionnaires and the studies are only available in German language.
|Data set||Questionnnaires||List of variables||Papers/Studies|
Survey on Potential Drivers of Entrepreneurial Activities of Academics in Germany
|The IfM Bonn Founder Panel||Questionnaire||List of variables|
|Mittelstandsbefragung of the IfM Bonn 2014||Questionnaire|
Internationalisation activities survey
|Migrant family business data||Questionnaire||Familienunternehmen von Migranten|
The Crowdinvesting Database of the IfM Bonn
|List of variables platforms|
Data sets are available in SPSS (-sav) and Stata (.dta) format.