Swedish manpower training 1981

SND-ID: snd0440-1. Version: 1.0. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5878/002458


Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Roger Axelsson - Umeå University, Department of Economics

Research principal

Umeå University - Department of Economics rorId


The main purpose of this study is to determine the profitability of manpower training for the trainees. The trainees, who had to answer the questionnaire approximately 18 month after completed training, are compared to individuals in similar positions when the former started their training. Interest is mainly concentrated on determining in what manner training has affected the employment and incomes of the trainees. There are information about sex, age, educational and occupational background for both participants and non-participants in the training program.

Data contains personal data



Method and outcome

Unit of analysis


Individuals completing manpower training at the end of 1981. Comparison groups: 1) Individuals registered as applicants for work at approximately the same time as the training programmes started 2) Individuals who were accepted for manpower training but n

Time Method

Time period(s) investigated

1981-04-01 – 1981-06-01



Number of individuals/objects


Data format / data structure

Data collection
  • Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper
  • Time period(s) for data collection: 1981-04-01 – 1981-06-01
  • Source of the data: Population group
Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Administrative information

Responsible department/unit

Department of Economics

Topic and keywords

Research area

Unemployment (CESSDA Topic Classification)

Social sciences (Standard för svensk indelning av forskningsämnen 2011)

Vocational education and training (CESSDA Topic Classification)


Axelsson, R. (1989) Svensk arbetsmarknadsutbildning : en kvantitativ analys av dess effekter. Umeå Economic Studies No. 197. Umeå: Department of Economics.
ISBN: 91-7174-411-8

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Published: 2007-07-12
Last updated: 2019-02-06