Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
Series Is Presented Here As 3 Variables: (1) Original Data, Urban Places, 1942-54; (2) Original Data, 6,600 Permit-Issuing Places, 1954-60; (3) Original Data, 10,000 Permit-Issuing Places, 1959-63. This Series Represents Volume Of Construction Authorized, Rather Than Actual Construction Activity. For Details, See Introductory Notes On Bls-Bureau Of Census Data, And Lipsey & Preston, Pp. 242-45. Source: January 1942-June 1954 (Urban Building), U.S. Bureau Of Labor Statistics, Special Tabulation, "Urban Building Authorized, By Principal Class Of Construction And Type Of Building."
This NBER data series m02255a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 2 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter02.html.
NBER Indicator: m02255a
National Bureau of Economic Research, Total Building Authorized by Building Permits for United States [M0255AUSM398NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M0255AUSM398NNBR, January 23, 2020.