Survey of Governmental Adaptations to EU

Data years: 1998, 2003

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Abstract

This archive is based on a questionnaire addressed to the central administration in the Nordic countries (Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland) in 1998 and 2003. The subject is adoptions or adjustments to the European Union in relationship to departments work assignments.

The population is departments in ministries and departments in bodies outside ministries. The survey covers general public administration with exceptions of local administrative and bodies who are engaged in education, health, research, defense etc. The manager of the department has answered on behalf of the department.

The contents of the dataset:

The singular country has collected and registered theirs own data based on a questionnaire. NSD has merged the national datasets into one dataset. The dataset consist of approximately 230 variables.

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Contents

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Background

The purpose of the studies is to describe the effects of europanization upon the operations of the nordic central administrations. A questionnaire was addressed to departments in ministries and departments in bodies outside ministries in 1998 and 2003.

The purpose of the study is to provide knowledge about how different parts of the central administration is affected by the EU / the EEA agreement. Focus in the stydy is primarily not on formal laws and regulations, but on informal integration processes.

The survey is part of a research project about "Representative Democracy, Administrative Reform and Europanization", financed by NOS-S. Professor Per Lægreid at the Stein Rokkan Centre for Social Studies in Bergen is project leader.

The questionnaire was first addressed in 1998, quite similar in all nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Sweden and Norway). A new questionnaire (with only minimal changes) was adressed to the departments in 2003.

The singular country has collected and registered theirs own data based on a questionnaire. NSD has merged the national datasets into one dataset. The dataset consist of approximately 230 variables.

Quality of Data

The table below shows populaton and response rate.

Populaton and response rate
Country Year Populasjon Responses Response rate
Norway 1998 362 311 85,9
Sweden 1998 457 379 82,9
Denmark 1998 534 370 69,3
Finland 1998 348 258 74,1
Iceland 1998 125 90 72,0
Total 1998 1826 1408 77,1
Norway 2003 361 262 72,6
Sweden 2003 451 364 80,7
Denmark 2003 449 343 76,4
Finland 2003 347 212 61,1
Iceland 2003 199 140 70,4
Total 2003 1807 1321 73,1

 

The table below shows units affected by EU/the EEA agreement.

Units affected by EU/the EEA agreement. Populaton and response rate
Country År Answers ”Affected units ” Per cent ”Affected”
Norway 1998 311 297 95,5
Sweden 1998 379 357 94,2
Denmark 1998 370 327 88,4
Finland 1998 258 251 97,3
Iceland 1998 90 87 96,7
Total 1998 1408 1319 93,7
Norway 2003 262 253 96,6
Sweden 2003 364 343 94,2
Denmark 2003 343 282 82,2
Finland 2003 212 205 96,7
Iceland 2003 140 115 82,1
Total 2003 1321 1198 90,7

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