Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)-- Original Data, 1914-1939 (2)-- Original Data, 1929-1939. The Articles Used In Deriving This Index Include 29 Foods (Which Have A Combined Weight Of 60), Coal (With A Weight Of 2.5), Petroleum, Gas, Electricity, And Soap (Which Have Weights Of 0.5, 1.2, 0.8, And 2.0 Respectively). These 34 Articles Include The 13 Articles Used In The Previous Variable. Data Are Weighted Arithmetical Averages, Weighted By Their Relative Parts In The Cost Of Living Of A Working Man'S Family. Source: Bulletin De Statistique General, January-March 1931, P.213 And Following Issues
This NBER data series m04073b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 4 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter04.html.
NBER Indicator: m04073b
National Bureau of Economic Research, Retail Price Index, 34 Articles for Paris, France [M04H3BFR00PARM360NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M04H3BFR00PARM360NNBR, October 20, 2016.