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Defense Department, Military Prime Contract Awards To U.S. Business Firms and Institutions for United States (M1531BUSM144NNBR)

Source(s): National Bureau of Economic Research
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database (Not a Press Release)  

Description of growth rate formulas  
Not Seasonally Adjusted 
Notes: Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1951-1956 (2)--Original Data, 1956-1969. Data For This Variable Have A Wider Coverage Than The Segment Spanning The Years 1951-1956 And Are Therefore Not Strictly Comparable With The Earlier Segment. For Example, In 1956 The Annual Total Including U.S. Business Firms And Institutions Is $21.2 Billion, While In The Earlier Segment, The U.S. Business Firms Total Is Only $20.6 Billion. Source: U.S. Department Of Defense, Directorate For Statistical Services, "Selected Economic Indicators" (Since June 1968 Called "Defense Indicators"), Monthly. Unpublished Table From J. Shiskin, U.S. Bureau Of The Census

This NBER data series m15031b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 15 at

NBER Indicator: m15031b 
Updated: 2012-08-20 8:46 AM CDT 

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