The Performance Information Demand Dataset: Swedish Governments’ Request for Performance Information from Central Government Agencies 1993 – 2017

SND-ID: 2022-39

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Shirin Ahlbäck Öberg - Uppsala University, Department of Government orcid

Helena Wockelberg - Uppsala University orcid

Description

The data in this database has been collected mainly from appropriation directives issued by the Swedish government to 188 central government agencies 1993 to 2017. It contains variables that describe the formal steering tools applied by governments, such as choice of management model, financial steering, organizational steering, performance information demands, etc. It also contains information about agency characteristics and the governments in office.

Language

English

Swedish

Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

Uppsala University

Funding 1

  • Funding agency: The Swedish Research Council
  • Funding agency's reference number: Dnr 2011-01364
  • Project name on the application: The Politics of Public Management Policy: Explaining and Evaluating Public Performance Management in Sweden [Kampen om byråkratin – varför blev effektivitet och styrbarhet förvaltningspolitisk överideologi?]

Funding 2

  • Funding agency: The Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation
  • Funding agency's reference number: P16-0496
  • Project name on the application: A Swedish Model of Administration? State Level Agency Autonomy from a Multi-Dimensional Perspective [Finns det en svensk förvaltningsmodell? Förvaltningsmyndigheternas självständighet studerad ur ett multi-dimensionellt perspektiv]
Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

Yes

Type of personal data

Names of ministers included in variables V16a and V16b

Method and time period

Population

Formal steering of Swedish central government agencies, agency and government characteristics.

Time Method

Sampling procedure

Other
Strategic sampling.

Time period(s) investigated

1993 – 2017

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Topic and keywords
Publications

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Ahlbäck Öberg, S., & Wockelberg, H. (2021). Agency Control or Autonomy? : Government Steering of Swedish Government Agencies 2003–2017. In International Public Management Journal (Vol. 24, Issue 3, pp. 330–349). https://doi.org/10.1080/10967494.2020.1799889
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-416121
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/10967494.2020.1799889

Wockelberg, H., & Ahlbäck Öberg, S. (2021). Explaining the Dynamics of Management by Objectives and Results Post-NPM : The Case of the Swedish National Executive. In Scandinavian Journal of Public Administration (Vol. 25, Issue 2, pp. 43–72). http://urn.kb.se/resolve?urn=urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-445708
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-445708

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Dataset
The Performance Information Demand Dataset: Swedish Governments’ Request for Performance Information from Central Government Agencies 1993 – 2017

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Citation

Helena Wockelberg, Shirin Ahlbäck Öberg. Uppsala University, Department of Government (2022). The Performance Information Demand Dataset: Swedish Governments’ Request for Performance Information from Central Government Agencies 1993 – 2017. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1. https://doi.org/10.5878/hhp6-ah69

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Data format / data structure

Numeric

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Helena Wockelberg - Uppsala University orcid

Shirin Ahlbäck Öberg - Uppsala University, Department of Government orcid

Time period(s) investigated

1993 – 2017

Data collection

  • Mode of collection: Content coding
  • Sample size: 1939
  • Source of the data: Registers/Records/Accounts

Variables

54

License

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Published: 2022-03-23