Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
Series Is Presented Here As Three Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1875-1938 (2)--Original Data, 1934-1939 (3)--Original Data, 1939-1968. This Segment Represents A More Complete Coverage Of Voluntary Discontinuances With Losses To The Creditors And Of Small Failures Not Previously Covered By Dun And Bradstreet'S Branch Offices (See Source, March 1940). Source: Dun And Bradstreet, Inc., Data For 1939-October 1957: Dun'S Statistical Review; Data For November 1957-1968: Business Trend News, "Monthly Failure"; Data For This Segment Is Also Available In Survey Of Current Business, 1942 Supplement And Following Monthly Issues.
This NBER data series m09033c appears on the NBER website in Chapter 9 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter09.html.
NBER Indicator: m09033c
National Bureau of Economic Research, Liabilities of Business Failures, All Commercial for United States [M0933CUSM144NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M0933CUSM144NNBR, July 30, 2016.