From Sundsvall to Saltsjöbaden: A Regional Approach to Strikes and Protests in the Swedish Labor Market 1859-1938

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Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Kerstin Enflo - Lund University, Economic History Department

Jakob Molinder - Lund University, Economic History Department

Tobias Karlsson - Lund University, Economic History Department

Description:

The project assembles a unique regional panel-dataset on strikes and lockouts (work stoppages) between 1859 and 1938. The regional dimension allows to use communities as mini-laboratories for studying how conflict and compromises come about at the local level. By holding factors constant at the regional and industry level,it is possible to analyze the relative importance of local economic conditions, union strategies and political influence as they evolve over time.

Subject area:

ECONOMICS, LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT, HISTORY (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, History (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Responsible department/unit:

Lund University, Economic History Department

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Kerstin Enflo - Lund University, Economic History Department

Jakob Molinder - Lund University, Economic History Department

Tobias Karlsson - Lund University, Economic History Department

Identifiers:

SND-ID: SND 1088

Description:

The project assembles a unique regional panel-dataset on strikes and lockouts (work stoppages) between 1859 and 1938. The regional dimension allows to use communities as mini-laboratories for studying how conflict and compromises come about at the local level. By holding factors constant at the regional and industry level,it is possible to analyze the relative importance of local economic conditions, union strategies and political influence as they evolve over time.

Language:

English

Swedish

Funding:

Swedish Research Council — Ref. 2014-01491

Subject area:

ECONOMICS, LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT, HISTORY (CESSDA Topic Classification)
Social Sciences, History (The Swedish standard of fields of research 2011)

Citation requirement:

Cite dataset 1 as:
Molinder, Jakob, Tobias, Karlsson & Kerstin Enflo (2018) "The power resource theory revisited: what explains the decline in industrial conflicts in Sweden?" Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), s. 1-27 27 s.(Discussion Paper series; nr. DP13130) and Karlsson, Tobias (2019) “Strikes and lockouts in Sweden: revisiting Raphael’s list of work stoppages 1859-1902”, Lund Papers in Economic History 192.
Cite dataset 2 as:
Karlsson, Tobias (2019) “Strikes and lockouts in Sweden: revisiting Raphael’s list of work stoppages 1859-1902”, Lund Papers in Economic History 192.
Cite dataset 3 as :
Enflo, Kerstin & Tobias Karlsson (2018) "From conflict to compromise: the importance of mediation in Swedish work stoppages 1907-1927", European Review of Economic History, hey023, https://doi.org/10.1093/ereh/hey023

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Molinder, J., Enflo, K and Karlsson, T. 'The Power Resource Theory Revisited: What Explains the Decline in Industrial Conflicts in Sweden?'. London, Centre for Economic Policy Research. https://cepr.org/active/publications/discussion_papers/dp.php?dpno=13130

European Review of Economic History, Published: 19 October 2018

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From Sundsvall to Saltsjöbaden: A Regional Approach to Strikes and Protests in the Swedish Labor Market 1859-1938

Suggested citation:

Kerstin Enflo, Jakob Molinder, Tobias Karlsson. Lund University, Economic History Department (2019). From Sundsvall to Saltsjöbaden: A Regional Approach to Strikes and Protests in the Swedish Labor Market 1859-1938. Swedish National Data Service. Version 1.0. https://doi.org/10.5878/qqqg-qz51

Creator/Principal investigator(s):

Kerstin Enflo - Lund University, Economic History Department

Jakob Molinder - Lund University, Economic History Department

Tobias Karlsson - Lund University, Economic History Department

Description:

The datasets described in this document have been extracted and digitized in the project Från Sundsvall till Saltsjöbaden: Ett regionalt perspektiv på strejker och protester på den svenska arbetsmarknaden [From Sundsvall to Saltsjöbaden: A regional approach to strikes and protests in the Swedish labour rmarket] (VR 2014-1491). The project members were Kerstin Enflo (PI), Tobias Karlsson and Jakob Molinder.

Research assistance: Diego Cattolica, Maria Lundborg, Emelie Rhone Till, Scott Sutherlan

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Data format / data structure:

Numeric

Time period(s) investigated:

1859 — 1938

Published: 2019-03-01
Last updated: 2020-01-22