Dataset: Norwegian Election Study, 1989

Abstract

The Norwegian Election Research Programme was launched in the middle of the 1950's, under the direction of The Institute for Social Research. Professors Henry Valen and Stein Rokkan were responsible for the programme. The programme co-operated with Norsk Gallup Institute A/S for sample survey data collection in the election studies covering the Storting elections in 1957, 1965, 1969 and 1973. From 1977 the programme has co-operated with Statistics Norway (SSB) for the data collection in these studies. The 1989 election study was the eigth study to be carried out under this research programme. The election studies are intended to give statistical data for research on elections and political processes in Norway. Since the start of the Norwegian Election Programme Professor Henry Valen has been the key administrator, but in 1985 Bernt Aardal took over as executive manager.  


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Variable Groups

Full Title

Norwegian Election Study, 1989

Identification Number

NSD0005

Authoring Entity

Name Affiliation
Valen, Henry, Faculty of Social Sciences, Oslo Faculty of Social Sciences, Oslo
Aardal, Bernt, Faculty of Social Sciences, Oslo Faculty of Social Sciences, Oslo

Producer

Name Affiliation Abbreviation Role
Statistics Norway SSB

Copyright

Copyright (C) 1990 Statistics Norway

Place of Production

SSB Oslo

Funding Agency/Sponsor

Name Abbreviation Role Grant
The Research Council of Norway NFR
Kommunal- og arbeidsdepartementet KAD

Data Distributor

Name Affiliation Abbreviation
Norvegian Social Science Data Services NSD

Contact Person

Name Affiliation E-mail address Universal Resource Identifier
Norsk samfunnsvitenskapelig datatjeneste nsd@nsd.uib.no www.nsd.uib.no

Depositor

Name Affiliation Abbreviation
Statistisk sentralbyrå, Oslo SSB

Series Name

Norwegian Election Studies

Series Information

The Norwegian Election Research Programme was launched in the middle of the 1950's, under the direction of The Institute for Social Research. Henry Valen and Stein Rokkan were responsible for the programme. The programme co-operated with Norsk Gallup Institute A/S for sample survey data collection in the election studies covering the Storting elections in 1957, 1965, 1969 and 1973. Since 1977 the programme has co-operated with Statistics Norway (SSB) for the data collection for these studies. The election studies are intended to give statistical data for research covering elections and political processes in Norway. Since the start of the Norwegian Election Programme Professor Henry Valen has been the key administrator, but in 1985 Bernt Aardal took over as executive manager.

Version

Date: 2012-02-21

Notes

Data from Statistics Norway are documented and prepared , second NSD edition

Bibliographic Citation

”Norwegian Election Study, 1989”. Data collected by Statistics Norway. Second NSD edition, Bergen 2012.

List of Keywords

Topic Classification

Elections

Time Period Covered

Start End Cycle
1989 1989

Date of Collection

Start End Cycle
1989-09-01 1989-10-29

Country

Norway

Geographic Coverage

Part of country

Unit of Analysis

Individ

Universe

Sample from the part of the population entitled to vote

Kind of Data

Survey data

Time Method

Cross-sectional survey

Data Collector

Statistics Norway  (SSB)

Sampling Procedure

National 2-stage stratified random sample, stratification by geography, population density and occupational structure, sampling procedure developed by SSB

Gross sample: 3.000
Net saple: 2.195  
Response rate: 73,2%

Mode of Data Collection

Face-to-face interview

Type of Research Instrument

Strukturert spørreskjema

Actions to Minimize Losses

Gjenbesøk

Weighting

None necessary

Notes

Datainnsamlingen følger SSBs standard utvalgsprosedyre.

Data Set Availability

Media online

Location

Availability Status

Data from "Norwegian Election Study 1989" are made available for research purposes given a written application.

Extent of Collection

One data file; different formats can be made

Completeness of Study Stored

En del avledede analysevariable er fjernet i den filen NSD distribuerer

Number of Files

Etter behov, normalt 1 fil

Restrictions

Data from "Norwegian Election Study 1989" are made available for research purposes given a written application.

Citation Requirement

Users are obliged to refer to producer and distributor of the data by writing the following in forewords or footnotes in eventual publications:
“(Some of) the data applied in the analysis in this publication are based on “Norwegian Election Study 1989”. The survey was financed by The Research Council of Norway and Kommunal og arbeidspartementet . The data are provided by Statistics Norway, and prepared and made available by the Norwegian Social Science Data Services (NSD). Neither The Research Council of Norway and Kommunal og arbeidspartementet nor NSD are responsible for the analyses/interpretation of the data presented here.”

Deposit Requirement

Access to data is given on the condition that NSD gets three copies, alternatively a PDF-file, of eventual reports that are written on the basis of the data. This to ensure best possible information of the use of data we distribute.

Conditions

Application for access to the data has to include name, institutional affiliation, project title, information about sources of financing, postal address. A declaration of secrecy has to be signed before delivery of data.

Disclaimer

Neither Statistics Norway, The Research Council of Norway, Kommunal og arbeidspartementet nor NSD are responsible for the analysis/ interpretation of the data presented here.

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