Swedish manpower training 1981

SND-ID: SND 0440

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Roger Axelsson - Umeå University, Department of Economics


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.



Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

Umeå University

Responsible department/unit

Department of Economics

Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data


Method and time period

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

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Topic and keywords

Research area

Vocational education and training, Unemployment (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)


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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Swedish manpower training 1981

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Roger Axelsson. Umeå University (2007). Swedish manpower training 1981. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002458

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Roger Axelsson - Umeå University, Department of Economics

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



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Published: 1993-01-01
Last updated: 2019-02-06