Opinions about the 1991 tax reform

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Stefan Svallfors - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Description

Within the framework of the research project 'Opinions about the 1991 tax reform' three surveys were conducted. Two of them were carried out as additional questions to the labour market surveys (AKU) in March and September 1991, and the third, as a mail survey in September 1992. From these three surveys three panel studies are constructed. The questions dealt with the respondent´s opinion about the tax reform, if the tax reform made it easier or more difficult to cope with running expenses, and if the respondent felt as a winner or looser after the reform. Furthermore questions were put about the tax reform´s influence on Swedish economy, if the reform made it more difficult to run away from taxes, if the distribution of the tax burden had become more fair or if it had become more unfair, and if certain groups in society were treated unfairly by the tax reform. A number of questions dealt with measures taken in consequence of the tax reform, such as change of housing, increased or decreased savings, change of work place, or more or less overtime. Background variables include information on gen

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Subject area

Economic conditions and indicators, Economic systems and development (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Keywords

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Stefan Svallfors - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Identifiers

SND-ID: SND 0601

Description

Within the framework of the research project 'Opinions about the 1991 tax reform' three surveys were conducted. Two of them were carried out as additional questions to the labour market surveys (AKU) in March and September 1991, and the third, as a mail survey in September 1992. From these three surveys three panel studies are constructed. The questions dealt with the respondent´s opinion about the tax reform, if the tax reform made it easier or more difficult to cope with running expenses, and if the respondent felt as a winner or looser after the reform. Furthermore questions were put about the tax reform´s influence on Swedish economy, if the reform made it more difficult to run away from taxes, if the distribution of the tax burden had become more fair or if it had become more unfair, and if certain groups in society were treated unfairly by the tax reform. A number of questions dealt with measures taken in consequence of the tax reform, such as change of housing, increased or decreased savings, change of work place, or more or less overtime. Background variables include information on gen

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Language

Swedish

Time period(s) investigated

1991-03-01 — 1992-09-01

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Unit of analysis

Population

Individuals aged 16-64 years

Sampling procedure

Probability: Simple random

Data contains personal data

No

Subject area

Economic conditions and indicators, Economic systems and development (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Keywords

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Dataset 1

Opinions about the 1991 tax reform, March 1991

Citation

Stefan Svallfors. Umeå University, Department of Sociology (1998). <em>Opinions about the 1991 tax reform, March 1991</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/000889">https://doi.org/10.5878/000889</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Stefan Svallfors - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

Time period(s) for data collection: 1991-03-01 — 1992-09-01

Source of the data: Population group

Variables

56

Number of individuals/objects

3537

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Dataset 2

Opinions about the 1991 tax reform, September 1991

Citation

Stefan Svallfors. Umeå University, Department of Sociology (1998). <em>Opinions about the 1991 tax reform, September 1991</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/000890">https://doi.org/10.5878/000890</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Stefan Svallfors - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

Time period(s) for data collection: 1991-03-01 — 1992-09-01

Source of the data: Population group

Variables

60

Number of individuals/objects

3439

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Dataset 3

Opinions about the 1991 tax reform, September 1992

Citation

Stefan Svallfors. Umeå University, Department of Sociology (1998). <em>Opinions about the 1991 tax reform, September 1992</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/000891">https://doi.org/10.5878/000891</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Stefan Svallfors - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

Time period(s) for data collection: 1991-03-01 — 1992-09-01

Source of the data: Population group

Variables

55

Number of individuals/objects

3267

Version 1.0

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Dataset 4

Opinions about the 1991 tax reform, panel March and September 1991

Citation

Stefan Svallfors. Umeå University, Department of Sociology (1998). <em>Opinions about the 1991 tax reform, panel March and September 1991</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/000892">https://doi.org/10.5878/000892</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Stefan Svallfors - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

Time period(s) for data collection: 1991-03-01 — 1992-09-01

Source of the data: Population group

Variables

112

Number of individuals/objects

2304

Version 1.0

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Dataset 5

Opinions about the 1991 tax reform, panel September 1991 and September 1992

Citation

Stefan Svallfors. Umeå University, Department of Sociology (1998). <em>Opinions about the 1991 tax reform, panel September 1991 and September 1992</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/000893">https://doi.org/10.5878/000893</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Stefan Svallfors - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

Time period(s) for data collection: 1991-03-01 — 1992-09-01

Source of the data: Population group

Variables

111

Number of individuals/objects

1438

Version 1.0

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Dataset 6

Opinions about the 1991 tax reform, panel March, September 1991 and September 1992

Citation

Stefan Svallfors. Umeå University, Department of Sociology (1998). <em>Opinions about the 1991 tax reform, panel March, September 1991 and September 1992</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/000894">https://doi.org/10.5878/000894</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Stefan Svallfors - Umeå University, Department of Sociology

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

Time period(s) for data collection: 1991-03-01 — 1992-09-01

Source of the data: Population group

Variables

163

Number of individuals/objects

646

Published: 1998-01-01
Last updated: 2019-11-15