1. Title of the study: Development of Information Infrastructure for Market Economy in Belarus”
2. Topics of thematic coverage: political, social and economic factors of the development of the information infrastructure for market economy, development of the economic programms of non-state TV
3. The aim: to reveal the most important facilitators and obstacles for the development of information infrastructure for market economy, and to prepare the groundwork for the broadcasting pro-market TV program through network of independent regional TV companies
4. Descriptors: market, mass media, socio-economic positions and attitudes, electoral behavior, political attitudes
5. Comparability: most important questions were replicated
6. Geographical area: Belarus-national
7. Principal investigator: IISEPS
8. Polling organization: IISEPS, P.O.B. 219, Minsk, 220030, Belarus, e-mail: iiseps@iiseps.org
9. Fieldwork dates: 1997, November
10. Population sampled: 18+ years old residents of Belarus who are not currently in hospital, jail, military service
11. Sampling: clustered random
12. Sample size: 1499 respondents
13. Mode of interviews: face-to-face interview
14. Interviewers: part-time and university students
15. Control: selective control of interviewers
16. Related publications: 45 publications in mass media
17. Availability of the original data sets: contact with IISEPS
18. Source of information: IISEPS