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Cost of Living Index for Massachusetts (M04072US000MAM324NNBR)

Source(s): National Bureau of Economic Research
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database (Not a Press Release)  

Description of growth rate formulas  
Not Seasonally Adjusted 
Notes: Cost Of Living Numbers For 1910-1918 Were Compiled By The Former Commissioner Of Necessaries Of Life And Were Published In Annual Reports. The Index Numbers Here Given Are In Continuation Of Series And The Same Procedure Was Followed In Their Collection And Compilation. The Revised Weights Used In Deriving The Index Were Food, 37.6, Clothing, 12.8, Shelter, 21.8, Fuel And Light, 5.0, And Sundries, 22.8. Source: Department Of Labor And Industries, Annual Report; The Commonwealth Of Massachusetts, 1932, Pp. 185-190; 1933, Pp. 153-156; 1939, Pp. 126-128

This NBER data series m04072 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 4 at

NBER Indicator: m04072 
Updated: 2012-08-16 2:53 PM CDT 

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