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Price Index of Business Cycles for United States (M04G0AUSM315NNBR)


Jun 1919: 298.1  
Updated: Aug 16, 2012


Index 1890-1899=100,
Not Seasonally Adjusted


1Y | 5Y | 10Y | Max


Source: National Bureau of Economic Research  

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database  

Units:  Index 1890-1899=100, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly


Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)-- Original Data, 1891-1919 (2)--Original Data, 1919-1927. The Index Is The Simple Geometric Average Of Prices For First Of Each Month Of Ten Commodities Relative To The Geometric Average Price For 1890-1899 As The Base (Pig Iron, Bar Iron, Coke, Spelter, Hides, Cotton Sheetings, Print Cloths, Worsted Yarns, Salt Mess Pork, And Cottonseed Oil). Source: Review Of Economic Statistics, Harvard Economic Service, Monthly Supplement

This NBER data series m04050a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 4 at

NBER Indicator: m04050a

Suggested Citation:

National Bureau of Economic Research, Price Index of Business Cycles for United States [M04G0AUSM315NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis;, January 24, 2020.


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