Swedish election study 2006

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

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Statistics Sweden

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.

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.

Subject area

Political behaviour and attitudes, Elections, Government, political systems and organisations, International politics and organisations (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Political Science (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Responsible department/unit

University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Statistics Sweden

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

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.

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.

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.

Subject area

Political behaviour and attitudes, Elections, Government, political systems and organisations, International politics and organisations (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, Political Science (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

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

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>
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecotra.2016.11.002

Dahlberg, S., Oscarsson, H. & Öhrvall, R. (2008) Förtida röstning i Sverige. Göteborg: Statsvetenskapliga institutionen. ISBN 978-91-89246-39-3.
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ISBN: 978-91-89246-39-3

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 2006

Suggested citation

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

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Statistics Sweden

Sören Holmberg - University of Gothenburg, Department of Political Science

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

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: 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

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

Variables

1798

Number of individuals/objects

3999

Published: 2008-01-01
Last updated: 2019-02-20