Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Seasonally Adjusted Data, 1938-1953 (2)--Seasonally Adjusted, 1953-1968 Figures Reflect The Book Value. The Second Decimal Place Was Added To The Data On 12/1963 From An Unpublished Obe Table In The NBER Files. The Third Decimal Place Was Added From Unpublished Obe Tables Furnished By T. Starbuck. This Variable Covers 28.9% Of Total Inventories At The End Of 1962. Source: U.S. Department Of Commerce, Data For 1938-1952: Survey Of Current Business, June 1955; Data For 1953: Industry Survey, August 1957
This NBER data series m05111a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 5 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter05.html.
NBER Indicator: m05111a
National Bureau of Economic Research, Manufacturers' Inventories, Goods in Process for United States [M0511AUSM027SNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M0511AUSM027SNBR, October 22, 2018.