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NBER Macrohistory: VI. Distribution of Commodities

VI. Distribution of Commodities

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db dat doc a06073U.S. Consumer Outlay, Total, in Current Prices 1919-1943
db dat doc a06074U.S. Consumer Outlay, Total, in Constant 1929 Prices 1919-1943
db dat doc a06075U.S. Consumer Outlay, Perishable Goods, in Constant 1929 Prices 1919-1943
db dat doc a06076U.S. Consumer Outlay, Semi-Durable Goods, in Constant 1929 Prices 1919-1943
db dat doc a06077U.S. Consumer Outlay, Durable Goods, in Constant 1929 Prices 1919-1943
db dat doc a06078U.S. Consumer Outlay, Services, in Constant 1929 Prices 1919-1943
db dat doc a06080U.S. Consumer Outlay, Perishable Goods, in Current Prices 1919-1943
db dat doc a06081U.S. Consumer Outlay, Semi-Durable Goods, in Current Prices 1919-1943
db dat doc a06082U.S. 1919-1943
db dat doc a06083U.S. Consumer Outlay, Services, in Current Prices 1919-1943
db dat doc m06001aU.S. Retail Trade Index 07/1914-12/1919
db dat doc m06001bU.S. Retail Trade Index 01/1919-12/1927
db dat doc m06002aU.S. Index of Department Store Sales, Seasonally Adjusted 01/1919-12/1946
db dat doc m06002a2U.S. Department Store Sales, Adjusted For Trend, Seasonally Adjusted 01/1939-04/1944
db dat doc m06002aaU.S. Department Store Sales, Adjusted For Trend and Price Changes, Seasonally Adjusted 01/1919-04/1940
db dat doc m06002abU.S. Index of Department Store Sales 1919-1963 01/1919-12/1963
db dat doc m06002bU.S. Index of Department Store Sales 01/1919-12/1963
db dat doc m06002baU.S. the Physical Volume of Department Store Sales, Seasonally Adjusted 01/1919-04/1944
db dat doc m06002cU.S. Deflated Purchases of Department Stores 02/1919-08/1939
db dat doc m06002dU.S. Deflator For Department Store Sales 01/1919-04/1944
db dat doc m06003aU.S. Index of Mail Order House Sales, Adjusted For Trend and Price Change, Seasonally Adjusted 01/1919-12/1943
db dat doc m06003aaU.S. Catalog Sales, Total Sales, Two Mail Order Houses 01/1911-12/1919
db dat doc m06003abU.S. Catalog Sales, Total Sales, Two Mail Order Houses 01/1919-12/1944
db dat doc m06003acU.S. Catalog Sales, Total Sales, Two Mail Order Houses 01/1945-01/1957
db dat doc m06003adU.S. Total Sales, Catalog and Store, Two Mail Order Houses 01/1956-01/1959
db dat doc m06004aU.S. Index of Sales By Five and Ten Cent Variety Store Chains, Seasonally Adjusted 01/1919-03/1934
db dat doc m06004bU.S. Index of Sales By Five and Ten Cent Variety Store Chains, Seasonally Adjusted 01/1929-11/1943
db dat doc m06004cU.S. Sales By Variety Chain Stores, Firms With Four Or More Stores 01/1935-12/1951
db dat doc m06004dU.S. Sales By Variety Store Chains, Firms With Eleven Or More Stores 01/1951-08/1956
db dat doc m06005U.S. Index of Sales Per Store, Variety Chain Stores 01/1919-03/1940
db dat doc m06006U.S. Vendor Performance, Percent Reporting Slower Deliveries 01/1946-02/1967
db dat doc m06007aU.S. Restaurant Chains, Sales Per Store 01/1920-12/1923
db dat doc m06007bU.S. Three Restaurant Chains, Average Sales Per Restaurant 01/1923-11/1938
db dat doc m06008aU.S. Sales By Grocery Chain Stores, Seasonally Adjusted 01/1919-12/1943
db dat doc m06008bU.S. Sales By Grocery Chain Stores 01/1935-12/1951
db dat doc m06008cU.S. Sales of Grocery Chain Stores 01/1951-05/1956
db dat doc m06009U.S. Variety Chain Store Sales, Adjusted For Trend, Price, and Seasonal Changes 01/1919-12/1943
db dat doc m06010U.S. Sales of Chain Shoe Stores, Seasonally Adjusted 01/1919-08/1929
db dat doc m06011U.S. Sales of Retail Chain Stores, Drug Chains, Seasonally Adjusted 01/1919-12/1929
db dat doc m06012aU.S. Index of Wholesale Trade Sales, Nine Lines 01/1919-12/1928
db dat doc m06012bU.S. Wholesale Total Sales, Eight Lines, Seasonally Adjusted 01/1923-12/1929
db dat doc m06013U.S. Index of Wholesale Trade, Groceries Sales 01/1919-12/1929
db dat doc m06014U.S. Index of Wholesale Trade Sales, Meats, Seasonally Adjusted 01/1921-12/1929
db dat doc m06015U.S. Index of Wholesale Trade Sales, Dry Goods, Seasonally Adjusted 01/1919-12/1930
db dat doc m06016U.S. Index of Wholesale Trade, Men's Clothing Sales 01/1919-12/1929
db dat doc m06017U.S. Wholesale Trade Index, Boots and Shoes 01/1919-12/1929
db dat doc m06018U.S. Wholesale Trade Index, Drugs 01/1920-12/1930
db dat doc m06019U.S. Index of Wholesale Distribution, Furniture Sales 01/1921-12/1929
db dat doc m06020U.S. Index of Wholesale Trade, Hardware Sales 01/1919-12/1930
db dat doc m06021U.S. New Orders of Merchant Pig Iron 01/1919-12/1926
db dat doc m06022U.S. New Orders of Steel Sheets 01/1919-12/1936
db dat doc m06024U.S. U.S. Steel Corporation, Unfilled Orders, End of Month 06/1910-09/1933
db dat doc m06026U.S. New Orders of Locomotives, Including Undated Orders FIRST, 1941 - FOURTH, 1961 01/1941-12/1955
db dat doc m06027aaU.S. New Orders of Freight Cars 01/1913-12/1941
db dat doc m06027abU.S. New Orders of Freight Cars FIRST, 1941-SECOND, 1953; FOURTH, 1953-FIRST, 1955 01/1941-07/1964
db dat doc m06028aU.S. Orders of Railroad Passenger Cars FIRST, 1920-SECOND, 1942 01/1920-05/1920, 07/1920, 09/1920-10/1920, 12/1920-01/1921, 03/1921-04/1921, 07/1921-08/1921, 10/1921, 12/1921-09/1942
db dat doc m06028bU.S. New Orders of Passenger Train Cars FIRST, 1934 - FIRST, 1957 01/1934-07/1964
db dat doc m06029U.S. Index of Orders For Machine Tools and Forging Machinery 01/1919-06/1947
db dat doc m06030U.S. New Orders of Bath Tubs 04/1917-12/1931
db dat doc m06031U.S. Lavatories, New Orders 04/1917-12/1931
db dat doc m06032U.S. Sinks, New Orders 04/1917-12/1931
db dat doc m06033U.S. Miscellaneous Sanitary Ware, New Orders 04/1917-12/1931
db dat doc m06035U.S. New Orders of Architectural Terra Cotta 01/1919-06/1940
db dat doc m06036aU.S. Sales Books, New Orders 01/1919-12/1935
db dat doc m06036bU.S. Sales Books, New Orders 01/1935-08/1942
db dat doc m06037U.S. Sales of Ironing Machines 01/1933-11/1939
db dat doc m06042U.S. Manufacturers' Sales of Electric Household Refrigerators 07/1930-07/1939
db dat doc m06046U.S. Index of Wholesale Trade Sales, Groceries 01/1923-12/1938
db dat doc m06047U.S. Index of Wholesale Trade Sales, Drugs 01/1923-12/1938
db dat doc m06048U.S. Index of Wholesale Trade Sales, Shoes 01/1923-08/1933
db dat doc m06049U.S. Index of Wholesale Trade Sales, Dry Goods 01/1923-03/1935
db dat doc m06050U.S. Index of Wholesale Trade Sales, Electrical Supplies 01/1928-12/1938
db dat doc m06051U.S. Index of Wholesale Trade Sales, Hardware 01/1923-12/1938
db dat doc m06052U.S. Index of Wholesale Trade Sales Of Groceries 01/1920-11/1942; 01-11/1943
db dat doc m06053U.S. Index of Wholesale Trade Sales Of Groceries 01/1923-01/1940
db dat doc m06054U.S. Sales of Twenty-Four Wholesale Grocery Firms 01/1926-12/1937
db dat doc m06056U.S. New Orders, Fabricated Steel Plate 01/1923-06/1940
db dat doc m06057U.S. Magazine Advertising, Linage 01/1912-07/1958
db dat doc m06058aU.S. Index of Total Advertising, Seasonally Adjusted 01/1914-12/1943
db dat doc m06058bU.S. Index of Total Advertising, Seasonally Adjusted 01/1943-12/1946
db dat doc m06058cU.S. Index of Total Advertising, Seasonally Adjusted 01/1944-12/1953
db dat doc m06058dU.S. Index of Total Advertising, Seasonally Adjusted 01/1953-08/1958
db dat doc m06059U.S. Index of Wholesale Sales Of Shoes, Revised, Deflated, Seasonally Adjusted 01/1919-12/1942
db dat doc m06060U.S. Pairs of Shoes Sold At Retail, Seasonally Adjusted FIRST, 1926-FOURTH, 1941 01/1926-12/1941
db dat doc m06061U.S. Retail Sales of Shoes 01/1926-02/1942
db dat doc m06062U.S. Index of Wholesale Sales Of Shoes, Revised 01/1919-12/1942
db dat doc m06063U.S. Ratio of Unfilled Orders To Shipments, Manufacturers Of Durable Goods, Seasonally Adjusted 01/1953-09/1968
db dat doc m06064U.S. Manufacturer's Unfilled Orders, Total, Narrow Version I, Seasonally Adjusted 01/1953-10/1968
db dat doc m06065U.S. Manufacturer's Unfilled Orders, Total, Narrow Version Ii, Seasonally Adjusted 01/1953-09/1968
db dat doc m06066aU.S. Manufacturers' Unfilled Orders, All Industries 01/1947-12/1960
db dat doc m06066bU.S. Manufacturers' Unfilled Orders, All Industries, Seasonally Adjusted 01/1947-09/1968
db dat doc m06067U.S. Manufacturers' Unfilled Orders, Fabricated Metal Products 01/1953-12/1965
db dat doc m06068U.S. Manufacturer's Unfilled Orders, All Other Durable Goods Industries 01/1953-12/1965
db dat doc m06069U.S. Manufacturer's Unfilled Orders, Nondurable Goods Industries, Total 01/1947-12/1965
db dat doc m06070U.S. Manufacturers' New Orders, All Industries 01/1947-12/1965
db dat doc m06079U.S. Index of Orders, Total, Associated Industries Of Massachusetts 07/1924-07/1941 SOURCE: VICTOR ZARNOWITZ, ORDERS, PRODUCTION AND INVESTMENT: A CYCLICAL AND STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS, TABLE A-1,
db dat doc m06084aU.S. Manufacturers' Index of New Orders Of Durable Goods, Seasonally Adjusted 01/1929-12/1939
db dat doc m06084bU.S. Manufacturers' New Orders of Durable Goods, Value 01/1939-12/1947
db dat doc m06084cU.S. Manufacturers' New Orders of Durable Goods, Value 01/1947-06/1969
db dat doc m06089aU.S. Sales By Retail Stores 01/1935-12/1946
db dat doc m06089bU.S. Sales By Retail Stores 01/1946-09/1974
db dat doc m06091U.S. Index of New Orders, Durable Goods 01/1920-08/1933 SOURCE: COMPUTED BY NBER USING WEIGHTS IN SURVEY OF CURRENT BUSINESS, SEPTEMBER 1928, PP. 19-20.
db dat doc m06092aU.S. Manufacturers' Shipments, Total, Value, Seasonally Adjusted 01/1929-07/1944
db dat doc m06092bU.S. Manufacturers' Shipments, Total, Value 01/1942-09/1963
db dat doc m06092cU.S. Manufacturers' Shipments, Total, Value, Seasonally Adjusted FIRST,1926 - FOURTH,1938 01/1939-09/1963
db dat doc m06092dU.S. Manufacturers' Shipments, Total, Value 01/1947-03/1969
db dat doc m06093U.S. Metal Cutting Type Machine Tools, Gross New Orders, Total 01/1945-03/1963
db dat doc m06094aU.S. Wholesale Sales, Total Trade, Seasonally Adjusted 01/1939-12/1948
db dat doc m06094bU.S. Wholesale Sales, Merchant Wholesalers, Total, Department of Commerce 01/1948-08/1969
db dat doc m06095aU.S. Sales By Retail Stores Excluding Food Stores, Seasonally Adjusted 01/1935-12/1946
db dat doc m06095bU.S. Sales By Retail Stores, Excluding Food Stores, Seasonally Adjusted 01/1946-03/1969
db dat doc m06096U.S. Manufacturers' New Orders, Machinery and Equipment Industries, Value 01/1953-09/1968
db dat doc m06097U.S. New Orders and Contracts For Plant And Equipment, Value, Seasonally Adjusted 01/1948-12/1969
db dat doc m06098U.S. Buying Policy, Production Materials, Percent Reporting, Committments 60 Days Or Longer 01/1950-11/1967, EXCLUDING 07/1951, 07/1952, 07/1953, 07/1954, 07/1955, 07/1956, 07-08/1957
db dat doc m06099U.S. Buying Policy, Capital Expenditures, Percent Reporting, Committments 6 Months Or Longer 05/1955-06/1967 EXCLUDING 07/1955, 07/1956, 07-08/1957
db dat doc m06100aU.S. Month To Month Change in Manufacturers' Unfilled Orders, Durable Goods Industries 02/1939-12/1947
db dat doc m06100bU.S. Change in Manufacturers' Unfilled Orders, Durable Goods Industries 01/1947-09/1969
db dat doc m06101U.S. Metal Cutting Machine Tools, Gross New Orders, Domestic 09/1945-08/1966
db dat doc m06102aU.S. Manufacturing and Trade Sales, Total, Seasonally Adjusted 01/1939-12/1948
db dat doc m06102bU.S. Manufacturing and Trade Sales, Total 01/1948-03/1969
db dat doc m06103aU.S. Manufacturers' Sales of Producers' Durable Equipment, Value, Seasonally Adjusted 01/1948-12/1954
db dat doc m06103bU.S. Manufacturers' Sales of Producers' Durable Equipment, Value 01/1953-08/1968
db dat doc m06104U.S. Sales As Per Cent of Inventories, Total, Seasonally Adjusted 01/1948-03/1969
db dat doc m06105U.S. Manufacturers' Sales of Producers' Durable Equipment Plus Construction Put in Place, Value, Seasonally Adjusted FIRST,1948-FOURTH,1952; FIRST-FOURTH,1967 01/1948-08/1968
db dat doc m06106aU.S. Manufacturers' Unfilled Orders, Durable Goods Industries, End of Month 01/1939-12/1947
db dat doc m06106bU.S. Manufacturers' Unfilled Orders, Durable Goods Industries, End of Month 01/1947-09/1969
db dat doc m06107U.S. Metal Cutting Type Machine Tools, Cancellations of New Orders 01/1945-06/1963
db dat doc m06109U.S. Manufacturers' New Orders, Defense Products 01/1953-09/1969
db dat doc m06111U.S. Index of New Machinery Orders For Export 01/1957-02/1969
db dat doc m06112U.S. Department Store Merchandising, Outstanding Orders, End of Month 01/1940-11/1963
db dat doc m06113U.S. Manufacturers' New Orders For Exports of Durable Goods Excluding Motor Vehicles and Parts 10/1962-09/1968
db dat doc m06114U.S. Manufacturers' Unfilled Orders, Electrical Machinery, Total 01/1953-12/1965
db dat doc m06115U.S. Manufacturers' Unfilled Orders, Machinery Except Electrical, Total 01/1953-12/1965
db dat doc m06116U.S. Manufacturers' Unfilled Orders, Transportation Equipment, Total 01/1953-12/1965
db dat doc m06117U.S. Manufacturers' Shipments, Durable Goods Industries 01/1947-12/1965
db dat doc m06118U.S. Manufacturers' Shipments, All Other Durable Goods Industries, Total 01/1953-12/1965
db dat doc m06119U.S. Manufacturers' Shipments, Nondurable Goods Industries, Total 01/1947-12/1965
db dat doc m06120U.S. Manufacturers' Shipments, Primary Metals, Total 01/1953-12/1965
db dat doc m06121U.S. Manufacturers' Shipments, Blast Furnaces, Steel Mills 01/1953-12/1965
db dat doc m06122U.S. Manufacturers' Shipments, Fabricated Metal Products 01/1953-12/1965
db dat doc m06123U.S. Manufacturers' Shipments, Machinery Except Electrical, Total 01/1953-12/1965
db dat doc m06124U.S. Manufacturers' Shipments, Electrical Machinery, Total 01/1953-12/1965
db dat doc m06125U.S. Manufacturers' Shipments, Transportation Equipment, Total 01/1953-12/1965
db dat doc m06126U.S. Manufacturers' New Orders, Primary Metals 01/1953-12/1965
db dat doc m06127U.S. Manufacturers' New Orders, Blast Furnaces, Steel Mills 01/1953-12/1965
db dat doc m06128U.S. Manufacturers' New Orders, Fabricated Metal Products 01/1953-12/1965
db dat doc m06129U.S. Manufacturers' New Orders, Machinery Except Electrical, Total 01/1953-12/1965
db dat doc m06130U.S. Manufacturers' New Orders, Transportation Equipment 01/1953-12/1965
db dat doc m06131U.S. Manufacturers' New Orders, Electrical Machinery 01/1953-12/1965
db dat doc m06132U.S. Manufacturers' Unfilled Orders, Primary Metals, Total 01/1953-12/1965
db dat doc m06133U.S. Manufacturers' Unfilled Orders, Blast Furnaces, Steel Mills 01/1953-12/1965
db dat doc m06134U.S. Manufacturer's New Orders, All Other Durable Goods Industries 01/1953-12/1965
db dat doc m06135U.S. Manufacturer's New Orders, Total, Nondurable Goods Industries 01/1947-12/1965
db dat doc m06136U.S. Advance Buying On Principal Materials, Per Cent Buying 30 Days Or Less 01/1946-06/1960
db dat doc m06137U.S. Advance Buying On Principal Materials, Per Cent Buying 60 Days Or Longer 01/1946-09/1962
db dat doc m06138U.S. Buying Policy, Per Cent Reporting Committments 90 Days Or Longer 01/1950-08/1960
db dat doc m06139aU.S. Orders, Per Cent Expanding 01/1948-05/1957
db dat doc m06139bU.S. Orders, Per Cent Expanding, Cumulative 01/1948-05/1957
db dat doc q06024U.S. U.S. Steel Corporation, Unfilled Orders SECOND, 1902 - FOURTH, 1911
db dat doc q06026aU.S. Locomotives Ordered By Railroads FIRST, 1870 - FOURTH, 1926
db dat doc q06026bU.S. Locomotives Ordered By American Railroads For Domestic Use FIRST, 1925 - FOURTH, 1950
db dat doc q06026cU.S. New Orders of Locomotives, Including Undated Orders FIRST, 1941 - FOURTH, 1961 01/1941-12/1955
db dat doc q06027aU.S. Orders For Freight Cars Placed By American Railroads For Domestic Use FIRST, 1870-FOURTH, 1924
db dat doc q06027abU.S. New Orders of Freight Cars FIRST, 1941-SECOND, 1953; FOURTH, 1953-FIRST, 1955 01/1941-07/1964
db dat doc q06027bU.S. Orders For Freight Cars Placed By American Railroads For Domestic Use FIRST, 1924-SECOND, 1932, FOURTH, 1932-FOURTH, 1950
db dat doc q06028aU.S. Orders of Railroad Passenger Cars FIRST, 1870-FOURTH, 1926
db dat doc q06028bU.S. Orders of Railroad Passenger Cars FIRST, 1920-SECOND, 1942 01/1920-05/1920, 07/1920, 09/1920-10/1920, 12/1920-01/1921, 03/1921-04/1921, 07/1921-08/1921, 10/1921, 12/1921-09/1942
db dat doc q06028cU.S. New Orders of Passenger Train Cars FIRST, 1934 - FIRST, 1957 01/1934-07/1964
db dat doc q06060U.S. Pairs of Shoes Sold At Retail, Seasonally Adjusted FIRST, 1926-FOURTH, 1941 01/1926-12/1941
db dat doc q06085U.S. Personal Consumption Expenditures, Total FIRST, 1939 - FOURTH, 1967
db dat doc q06086U.S. Personal Consumption Expenditures, Durable Goods FIRST, 1939 - FOURTH, 1967
db dat doc q06087U.S. Personal Consumption Expenditures, Nondurable Goods FIRST, 1939 - FOURTH, 1967
db dat doc q06088U.S. Personal Consumption Expenditures, Services FIRST, 1939-FOURTH, 1967
db dat doc q06090aU.S. Index of Orders Of Railroad Equipment FIRST, 1870 - FOURTH, 1926
db dat doc q06090bU.S. Index of Orders Of Railroad Equipment FIRST, 1922 - SECOND, 1942
db dat doc q06090cU.S. Index of Orders Of Railroad Equipment FIRST, 1941 - FOURTH, 1955
db dat doc q06092cU.S. Manufacturers' Shipments, Total, Value, Seasonally Adjusted FIRST,1926 - FOURTH,1938 01/1939-09/1963
db dat doc q06110U.S. Net Sales, All Manufacturing Corporations FIRST, 1947-THIRD,1969
 
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