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Liabilities of Business Failures, Manufacturing Companies for United States (M0934CUSM144NNBR)


Feb 1948: 19.88  
Updated: Aug 17, 2012


Millions of Dollars,
Not Seasonally Adjusted


1Y | 5Y | 10Y | Max


Source: National Bureau of Economic Research  

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database  

Units:  Millions of Dollars, Not Seasonally Adjusted

Frequency:  Monthly


Series Is Presented Here As Three Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1984-1938 (2)--Original Data, 1934-1939 (3)--Original Data, 1939-1948. This Variable Represents A More Complete Coverage Of Voluntary Discontinuances With Losses To Creditors And Of Small Failures Not Previously Covered By Dun And Bradstreet Branch Offices (See Source, March, 1940). Beginning In 1940, There Was A Reclassification Of Subgroups To Conform To The Standard Industrial Classification Used In Government Statistics. Bakeries With Retail Outlets Were Transferred From Manufacturing To Retail Trade. Liabilities Of That Group Were Approximately $786,000 In 1940 (See Source, March, 1941). Continuity Of Figures Not Affected By 1939 And 1940 Changes. Source: Dun And Bradstreet, Inc., Dun'S Statistical Review.

This NBER data series m09034c appears on the NBER website in Chapter 9 at

NBER Indicator: m09034c

Suggested Citation:

National Bureau of Economic Research, Liabilities of Business Failures, Manufacturing Companies for United States [M0934CUSM144NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis;, November 24, 2020.


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