Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
Series Is Presented Here As Three Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1894-1938 (2)--Original Data, 1934-1939 (3)--Original Data, 1939-1948. Beginning In 1934, Liabilities For Manufacturing And Construction Companies Are Shown Separately (See Duns' Review, March, 1936, P.23). They Have Been Added To Continue The Series As Before. There Was Also A Slight Change In Coverage At The Same Time. The Source In March, 1933 Becomes The Dun And Bradstreet Monthly Review. This Name Continues Thru January, 1937, Thereafter Called Duns' Review. In February, 1937, The Statistical Supplement Was Created, Called The Statistical Review Beginning In March, 1937. Source: R. J. Dun And Co. (Dun And Bradstreet, Inc. After March, 1933), Data For 1894-February, 1933: Dun'S Review; Data For March, 1933-January, 1937: Dun And Bradstreet Monthly Review; Data For February, 1937-1938: Dun'S Statistical Review.
This NBER data series m09034a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 9 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter09.html.
NBER Indicator: m09034a
National Bureau of Economic Research, Liabilities of Business Failures, Manufacturing Companies for United States [M0934AUSM144NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M0934AUSM144NNBR, January 17, 2017.