Swedish election study 2006

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

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

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

Description:

This is the sixteenth 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.

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

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

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 0861

Alternative title:

VU06

Purpose:

Explain why people vote as they do and why an election ends in a particular way. Track and follow trends in the Swedish electoral democracy and make comparisons with other countries.

Description:

This is the sixteenth 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.

Language:

English

Swedish

Geographic spread:

Geographic location: Sweden

Highest geographic unit:

Country

Unit of analysis:

Population:

Swedish citizens entitled to vote, resident in Sweden and aged 18-80 years.

Publications

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Dahlberg, S., Oscarsson, H. & Öhrvall, R. (2008) Förtida röstning i Sverige. Göteborg: Statsvetenskapliga institutionen. ISBN 978-91-89246-39-3.
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Elinder, M. (2008) Essays on Economic Voting, Cognitive Dissonance and Trust. Uppsala : Department of Economics, Univ. ISBN: 978-91-85519-20-0.

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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Jussila Hammes, Johanna (2016). The allocation of transport infrastructure in Swedish municipalities: Welfare maximization, political economy or both? Economics of Transportation. dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecotra.2016.11.002 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ecotra.2016.11.002>

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Swedish election study 2006

Citation:

Sören Holmberg, Henrik Ekengren Oscarsson, Statistics Sweden. University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science (2012). Swedish election study 2006. Swedish National Data Service. Version 2.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/002526

Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Data collection:

Mode of collection: Face-to-face interview

Time period(s) for data collection: 2006-08-21 — 2006-09-16

Data collector: Statistics Sweden

Source of the data: Registers/Records/Accounts: Administrative, Registers/Records/Accounts: Voting results, Population group

Mode of collection: Face-to-face interview

Time period(s) for data collection: 2006-09-20 — 2006-11-28

Data collector: Statistics Sweden

Source of the data: Registers/Records/Accounts: Administrative, Registers/Records/Accounts: Voting results, Population group

Mode of collection: Self-administered questionnaire: paper

Time period(s) for data collection: 2006-09-20 — 2006-11-28

Data collector: Statistics Sweden

Source of the data: Registers/Records/Accounts: Administrative, Registers/Records/Accounts: Voting results, Population group

Variables:

1798

Number of individuals/objects:

3999