Swedish election study 2002

SND-ID: SND 0812

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

Description Data and documentation

Alternative title

VU02

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Henrik Ekengren Oscarsson - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Statistics Sweden

Description

This is the fifteenth 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 and person preferred as prime minister, as well as opinion on government and opposition 1998-2002 and assumptions how the Social Democrats and the bourgeois parties respectively would manage as governing party/parties 2002-2006. There were also a number of questions on the opinions of the political parties regarding: employment, the Swedish economy, taxes, the conditions for enterprise, environment, energy and nuclear power, social security, care of the elderly, health and medical service, child care, school and education, ethics and moral, la

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Language

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 and time period

Unit of analysis

Population

Individuals aged 18-80 years, residing in Sweden and eligible to vote in the parliamentary election 2002

Sampling procedure

Probability: Simple random

Time period(s) investigated

2002-08-05

Geographic coverage

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden

Publications

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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

Oscarsson, Henrik & Holmberg, Sören (2004) Väljare : svenskt väljarbeteende under 50 år. Stockholm: Norstedts juridik. ISBN: 91-39-10699-3.
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ISSN: 0347-9366
ISBN: 91-39-10699-3

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

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Swedish election study 2002

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Citation

Sören Holmberg, Henrik Ekengren Oscarsson, Statistics Sweden. University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science (2006). <em>Swedish election study 2002</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/002643">https://doi.org/10.5878/002643</a>

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Henrik Ekengren Oscarsson - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Statistics Sweden

Data collection

  • Instrument: Semi-structured questionnaire

Variables

624

Number of individuals/objects

3788

Published: 2004-01-01
Last updated: 2019-02-05