Swedish election study 1998

SND-ID: SND 0750

This study is part of the collection Swedish Election Studies - Parliamentary elections

Description Data and documentation

Alternative title

VU98

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Statistics Sweden

Description

This is the fourteenth election study carried out in Sweden in connection with a Swedish general election. Many of the questions are replications of questions asked in one or several of the previous surveys, but there are also a number of questions not asked before. The interview included questions on how much the respondent takes part of political matters in mass media; political interest in general and political discussions among family and friends; important issues when deciding how to vote; and preferred formation of the government after the election as well as person preferred as prime minister. There were also a number of questions on the opinions of the political parties regarding: employment, environment, taxes, the Swedish economy, energy and nuclear power, foreign affairs and security policy, social safety, old-age care, the European Union, refugees, law and order, equality between men and women, education and child care. Political parties and party leaders were to be placed on a scale ranging from strongly dislike to strongly like. Respondents also had to give their opinion on the S

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Language

English

Swedish

Research principal, contributors, and funding

Research principal

University of Gothenburg

Funding

  • Funding agency: The parliament
Protection and ethical review

Data contains personal data

No

Method

Unit of analysis

Population

Individuals aged 18-80 years, residing in Sweden and eligible to vote in the parliamentary election 1998.

Time period(s) investigated

1998-08-17

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Publications

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Holmberg, S. (2000) Partiröstning och personröstning 1998. In Allmänna valen 1998. Del 4. Specialundersökningar (SOS). Stockholm: Statistics Sweden. (With a summary in English).

Arndt, C. (2013). The Electoral Consequences of Third Way Welfare State Reforms: Social Democracy's Transformation and its Political Costs. Amsterdam University Press.
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ISBN: 978-90-8964-450-3

Holmberg, Sören (2000) Partidemokrati : en sammanfattning av några resultat från valundersökningarna 1956-1998. Stockholm: Statistics Sweden.

Elinder, M. (2008) Essays on Economic Voting, Cognitive Dissonance and Trust. Uppsala : Department of Economics, Univ. ISBN: 978-91-85519-20-0.
ISSN: 0283-7668
ISBN: 978-91-85519-20-0

Holmberg, Sören (2000) Välja parti. Stockholm: Norstedts juridik.
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ISBN: 9139103951

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Dataset 1
Swedish election study 1998

Version 1.0

Citation

Sören Holmberg, Statistics Sweden. University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science (2002). <em>Swedish election study 1998</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002515">https://doi.org/10.5878/002515</a>

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Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Statistics Sweden

Variables

524

Number of individuals/objects

2901

Dataset 2
Swedish election survey panel 1998-2002

Description

The respondents of the panel in the data set are identical to those who participated in the Swedish national election study of 1998 and 2002

Version 1.0

Citation

Sören Holmberg, Statistics Sweden. University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science (2014). <em>Swedish election survey panel 1998-2002</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002208">https://doi.org/10.5878/002208</a>

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Data format / data structure

Numeric

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Statistics Sweden

Time period(s) investigated

1998–2002

Variables

1144

Number of individuals/objects

1437

Published: 2001-01-01
Last updated: 2019-02-20