Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
Series Is Presented Here As Three Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1894-1938 (2)--Original Data, 1934-1939 (3)--Original Data, 1939-1958. In September, 1938, The Separate Classification Of Reorganization Cases Was Discontinued, Subsequent To The 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 On This Basis In 1939; See The Following Segment For Data Which Represent A Better Coverage Of Voluntary Discontinuances With Losses To Creditors And Of Small Failures, Not Previously Covered By Dun And Bradstreet'S Branch Offices (See Source, March, 1940). This Segment Is Also Available From The December, 1938 Issue And The 1940 Supplement Of The Survey Of Current Business. Source: Survey Of Current Business For 1934-August, 1937 Data; Thereafter, Data Furnished By Dun'S Statistical Review.
This NBER data series m09035b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 9 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter09.html.
NBER Indicator: m09035b
National Bureau of Economic Research, Liabilities of Business Failures, Trading Companies for United States [M0935BUSM144NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M0935BUSM144NNBR, May 24, 2017.