Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
Source: Life Insurance Association Of America, Data For 1952-1963: Mimeographed Summary Table On "New Commitments Of Reporting Life Insurance Companies"; Data For 1964-1965: Monthly Tabulation Of "Forward Investment Commitments Of Life Insurance Companies"
This NBER data series m10171 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 10 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter10.html.
NBER Indicator: m10171
National Bureau of Economic Research, New Commitments for Future Investment of Life Insurance Companies, Nonfarm Residential Mortgages, Veterans Administration Guaranteed for United States [M10171USM144NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/M10171USM144NNBR, February 27, 2017.