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Ships and Boats Built for Domestic Use for United States (A02234USA398NNBR)

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1919: 1,389.5  
Updated: Aug 16, 2012

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(a) Ships and Boats Built for Domestic Use for United States, Millions of Current Dollars, Not Seasonally Adjusted (A02234USA398NNBR)
The Data Represent Value Of Work On Vessels Of Five Gross Tons And Over. For The Period 1889-1919, Estimates Of Value Of Output Were Used As Estimates Of Value Destined For Domestic Consumption. (No Adjustment Was Made For Exports And Imports.) The Primary Source For The 1869-1919 Estimates Was The Census Of Manufactures, Decennially 1869-1899 And Quinquennially 1899-1919. State Statistical Reports From Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, And New Jersey Were Used To Estimate The Intercensal Years From 1889 To 1919. For The Period 1919-33 The Data Are Based On Kuznets' Estimates. ("Commodity Flow And Capital Formation", I, New York, NBER, 1938) Adjusted To Improve Comparability With Earlier Years. (Shaw'S Figures Include All Work Done; Kuznets' Total Included Work Done On Completed Vessels Only.) After 1933 The Estimates Are Rough Extrapolations. Source: William Howard Shaw, "Value Of Commodity Output Since 1869" (National Bureau Of Economic Research, 1947) Pp. 57, 69, 75-76

This NBER data series a02234 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 2 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter02.html.

NBER Indicator: a02234

Ships and Boats Built for Domestic Use for United States

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Source: National Bureau of Economic Research  

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database  

Notes:

The Data Represent Value Of Work On Vessels Of Five Gross Tons And Over. For The Period 1889-1919, Estimates Of Value Of Output Were Used As Estimates Of Value Destined For Domestic Consumption. (No Adjustment Was Made For Exports And Imports.) The Primary Source For The 1869-1919 Estimates Was The Census Of Manufactures, Decennially 1869-1899 And Quinquennially 1899-1919. State Statistical Reports From Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, And New Jersey Were Used To Estimate The Intercensal Years From 1889 To 1919. For The Period 1919-33 The Data Are Based On Kuznets' Estimates. ("Commodity Flow And Capital Formation", I, New York, NBER, 1938) Adjusted To Improve Comparability With Earlier Years. (Shaw'S Figures Include All Work Done; Kuznets' Total Included Work Done On Completed Vessels Only.) After 1933 The Estimates Are Rough Extrapolations. Source: William Howard Shaw, "Value Of Commodity Output Since 1869" (National Bureau Of Economic Research, 1947) Pp. 57, 69, 75-76

This NBER data series a02234 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 2 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter02.html.

NBER Indicator: a02234

Suggested Citation:

National Bureau of Economic Research, Ships and Boats Built for Domestic Use for United States [A02234USA398NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/A02234USA398NNBR, December 6, 2016.

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