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Number of Business Failures, Manufacturing Companies for United States (M0930BUSM474NNBR)


Dec 1939: 231  
Updated: Aug 17, 2012


Number of Concerns,
Not Seasonally Adjusted


1Y | 5Y | 10Y | Max


Source: National Bureau of Economic Research  

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database  

Units:  Number of Concerns, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly


Series Is Presented Here As Three Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1894-1938 (2)--Original Data, 1934-1939 (3)--Original Data, 1939-1958. In September 1938 The Seperate Classification Of Reorganization Cases Was Discontinued, Subsequent To Elimination Of Paragraph 77-B From The National Bankruptcy Act, And The Data Were Revised Accordingly Back To June 1934 (See Dun'S Statistical Review, February 1939). This Segment Ends Due To A Revision Of March 1940, Effected By Change To A More Complete Coverage Of Voluntary Discontinuances With Losses To Creditors And Of Small Failures Not Previously Covered By Dun And Bradstreet (See Source, March 1940). Source: Dun And Bradstreet, Inc., Data For 1934-January 1937: Dun And Bradstreet Monthly Review; Data For February 1937-1939: Dun'S Statistical Review; Data For This Variable Are Also Available In Survey Of Current Business, December 1938 And Supplement For 1940.

This NBER data series m09030b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 9 at

NBER Indicator: m09030b

Suggested Citation:

National Bureau of Economic Research, Number of Business Failures, Manufacturing Companies for United States [M0930BUSM474NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis;, December 4, 2020.


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