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NBER Macrohistory Database -- Series from Germany

db -- .db format data & documenation; dat -- rectangular data; doc -- documentation accompanying the .dat file

I. Production of Commodities

db dat doc a01008aaGermany Index of Industrial Production 1860-1913
db dat doc a01008abGermany Index of Production 1913-1931
db dat doc a01008acGermany Index of Production 1925-1937
db dat doc a01008adGermany Index of Industrial Production 1919-1931
db dat doc a01008aeGermany Index of Production 1925-1937
db dat doc a01011aGermany Wheat Crop 1878-1898
db dat doc a01011bGermany Wheat Crop 1893-1917
db dat doc a01011cGermany Wheat Crop 1911-1937
db dat doc a01011dGermany Wheat Crop 1933-1944
db dat doc a01016Germany Potato Crop 1878-1898
db dat doc a01016aGermany Potato Crop 1893-1917
db dat doc a01016bGermany Potato Crop 1911-1934
db dat doc a01016cGermany Potato Crop 1929-1938
db dat doc a01018aGermany Rye Crop 1878-1898
db dat doc a01018bGermany Rye Crop 1893-1917
db dat doc a01018cGermany Rye Crop 1911-1937
db dat doc a01018dGermany Rye Crop 1933-1944
db dat doc a01020aaGermany Barley Crop, Spring Barley Only 1878-1898
db dat doc a01020abGermany Barley Crop, Spring Barley Only 1893-1915, 1917
db dat doc a01020acGermany Barley Crop, Spring Barley Only 1911-1915, 1917-1936
db dat doc a01024aGermany Sugar Beets, Processed Into Beet Sugar 1836-1918
db dat doc a01024bGermany Sugar Beets, Processed Into Beet Sugar 1907-1934
db dat doc a01026aGermany Wine Crop 1878-1898, 1902-1917
db dat doc a01026bGermany Wine Crop 1911-1934
db dat doc a01032aGermany Wheat Crop Acreage 1878-1917
db dat doc a01032bGermany Wheat Crop Acreage 1911-1937
db dat doc a01032cGermany Wheat Crop Acreage 1933-1944
db dat doc a01033aGermany Rye Crop Acreage 1878-1917
db dat doc a01033aaGermany Rye Crop Acreage 1911-1937
db dat doc a01033abGermany Rye Crop Acreage 1933-1944
db dat doc a01036Germany Potato Crop Area 1878-1917
db dat doc a01198aGermany Index of Production, Producers' Goods 1860-1913
db dat doc a01198bGermany Index of Production, Producers' Goods 1919-1934
db dat doc a01198cGermany Index of Production, Producers' Goods 1925-1934
db dat doc a01198dGermany Index of Production, Producers' Goods 1919-1931
db dat doc a01198eGermany Index of Production, Producers' Goods 1925-1934
db dat doc a01199aGermany Index of Production, Consumers' Goods 1860-1913
db dat doc a01199bGermany Index of Production, Consumers' Goods 1920-1931
db dat doc a01199cGermany Index of Production, Consumers' Goods 1925-1934
db dat doc a01199dGermany Index of Production, Comsumers' Goods 1920-1931
db dat doc a01199eGermany Index of Production, Comsumers' Goods 1925-1934
db dat doc a01215Germany Pig Iron Production 1869-1916
db dat doc a01216Germany And Luxembourg Steel Ingots and Castings Production 1870-1916
db dat doc a01217aGermany Coal Production 1870-1911
db dat doc a01217bGermany Coal Production 1908-1916
db dat doc m01040Germany Hog Slaughter, Under Federal Inspection 10/1904-06/1935
db dat doc m01044Germany Slaughtering of Cows 10/1904-06/1935
db dat doc m01045Germany Slaughtering of Calves 10/1904-02/1937
db dat doc m01048Germany Slaughter of Sheep 10/1904-06/1935
db dat doc m01119aGermany Coal Output of Rheinisch-Westfalisches Coal Syndicate 08/1893-12/1901
db dat doc m01119bGermany Coal Production, Total 01/1901-01/1924
db dat doc m01119cGermany Coal Production 06/1922-03/1935
db dat doc m01122aGermany Coke Output 01/1901-12/1923
db dat doc m01122bGermany Production of Coal (Excluding Saar) 01/1923-02/1935
db dat doc m01134aGermany Pig Iron Output 05/1881-10/1918
db dat doc m01134bGermany Pig Iron Production 01/1913-11/1938
db dat doc m01137aGermany Raw Steel Production 01/1914-10/1918
db dat doc m01137abGermany Raw Steel Production 01/1914-12/1935
db dat doc m01137bGermany Raw Steel Production 01/1914-12/1920

II. Construction

db dat doc a02081Germany, Berlin Germany: Net Construction of Residential Apartments, Berlin, Emmy Reich- Statistiches Landesamt 1841-1994
db dat doc a02081aGermany, Bavaria Germany: Increases in the Number of Buildings Insured, Bavaria, Statistiches Landesamt 1892-1924, YEAR ENDING SEPT. 30
db dat doc a02081bGermany, Baden Germany: Number of New Buildings Constructed, Baden, Statistiches Landesamt 1871-1908
db dat doc a02081cGermany, Baden Germany: Net Increases in Main Buildings, Baden, Statistiches Landesamt 1871-1908
db dat doc a02081dGermany: Number of Household Units Built, Institut Fur Konjunkturforschung 1919-1935
db dat doc a02081eGermany, Humburg Germany: Number of Nonresidential Buildings Constructed, Hamburg, Statistiches Landesamt 1885-1935
db dat doc a02081fGermany, Hamburg Germany: Number of Apartments Constructed, Hamburg, Statistiches Landesamt 1885-1935
db dat doc a02081gGermany (See Notes Below) Germany: Number of Residential Buildings Constructed, Spiethoff 1867-1913
db dat doc a02081hGermany, Bremen Germany: Number of Residential Buildings Constructed, Bremen, Statistiches Landesamt 1855-1911
db dat doc a02081haGermany, Bremen Germany: Number of Residential Buildings Constructed, Bremen, Statistiches Landesamt 1902-1937
db dat doc a02087aGermany: Increases in Railroad Mileage Operated, Reich-Eisenbahnamt 1837-1935
db dat doc a02087bGermany: Cost of Railroad Construction, Total, Deutsche Reichsbahn Gesellschaft 1881-1921, 1926-35
db dat doc a02087caGermany: Railroads, Maintenance of Way and Structures, Deutsche Reichsbahn Gesellschaft 1880-1917
db dat doc a02087cbGermany: Railroads, Maintenance of Way and Structures, Deutsche Reichsbahn Gesellschaft 1917-23
db dat doc a02087ccGermany: Railroads, Maintenance of Way and Structures, Deutsche Reichsbahn Gesellschaft 1923-1935
db dat doc a02087daGermany: Increases in Railroad Trackage Including Sidings, National Bureau of Economic Research 1881-1915
db dat doc a02087dbGermany: Increases in Railroad Trackage Including Sidings, National Bureau of Economic Research 1925-35
db dat doc m002080aGermany, Berlin Germany, Number of Residential Buildings Constructed and Inspected, Berlin, Statistiches Landesamt 01/1902-12/1918
db dat doc m02080bGermany, Berlin Germany, Number of Residential Buildings Constructed and Inspected, Berlin, Statistiches Landesamt 01/1923-12/1933
db dat doc q02100Germany: Tonnage of Vessels Under Construction At End Of Quarter, Lloyd's Register SECOND, 1889 - SECOND, 1914; THIRD, 1922 - SECOND, 1939

III. Transportation and Public Utilities

db dat doc m03006aGermany Carloadings Per Working Day, Prussian-Hessian and Oldenburg Railroad 12/1904-12/1913
db dat doc m03006bGermany Carloadings Per Working Day 04/1909-06/1926
db dat doc m03006cGermany Carloadings Per Working Day, Prussian-Hessian and Oldenburg Railroad 01-10/1924,12/1924-09/1935
db dat doc m03007aGermany Earnings of Prussian-Hessian Railways From Freight 04/1887-12/1913
db dat doc m03007bGermany Freight Earnings of German Railroads, Reichsbahn 04/1919-10/1934
db dat doc m03012aGermany Earnings of Prussian-Hessian Railways, Passengers 04/1887-12/1913
db dat doc m03012bGermany Earnings of German Railroads, Passenger and Baggage, Reichsbahn 04/1919-10/1934
db dat doc m03021Germany Kiel Canal Traffic 07/1895-03/1935
db dat doc m03072Germany Revenue Ton-Kilometers, Reichsbahn 04/1921-12/1937
db dat doc m03073Germany Revenue Tons Origninated, Reichsbahn 04/1921-12/1937

IV. Prices

db dat doc a04054Germany --Hamburg Index of Wholesale Prices 1851-1900
db dat doc m04003Germany --Berlin Wholesale Price of Wheat 01/1879-06/1925, 08/1925-05/1926, 08/1926-06/1927, 08/1927-07/1935
db dat doc m04009Germany --Berlin Wool, Wholesale Price 01/1879-12/1915, 02/1921-02/1931
db dat doc m04009aaGermany --Munchen (Munich) Hides, Wholesale Price 01/1887-12/1909, 02/1910-06/1916, 11/1916-12/1917, 08/1919-12/1919, 01/1924-12/1934
db dat doc m04009abGermany --Frankfort Hides, Wholesale Price 01/1921-12/1923
db dat doc m04013bGermany --Westphalia Wholesale Price of Pig Iron 04/1913-07/1935
db dat doc m04016aGermany -- Berlin Wholesale Price of Copper, Berlin 1879-1905 01/1879-12/1905
db dat doc m04016bGermany -- Berlin Wholesale Price of Copper, Berlin 1904-1934 01/1904-07/1935
db dat doc m04054Germany --Hamburg Wholesale Price Index 03/1879-12/1902, 01/1907-06/1914
db dat doc m04056Germany Index of Sensitive Prices 01/1882-12/1913, 01/1924-10/1934
db dat doc m04101aGermany --Essen Wholesale Price of Coal 01/1889-04/1889, 09/1889-04/1890, 08/1890-12/1891, 02/1892-11/1892, 01/1893-02/1895, 07/1895-12/1919
db dat doc m04101bGermany --Essen Wholesale Price of Coal (From Mine) Rhine-Westphalia 04/1913-11/1936
db dat doc m04115Germany -- Augsburg Wholesale Price of Cotton Yarn, Germany 01/1879-12/1935
db dat doc m04116Germany --Berlin Wholesale Price of Potatoes, Average Per Month 01/1882-06/1882, 09/1882-06/1886, 09/1886-06/1894, 08/1894-07/1895, 09/1895-06/1898, 08/1898-06/1899, 09/1899-06/1900, 08/1900-06/1901, 08/1901-06/1902, 09/1902-07/1904, 09/1904-06/1905,
db dat doc m04117aGermany --Berlin Wholesale Price of Oxen For Slaughter 01/1879-06/1897
db dat doc m04117bGermany --Berlin Wholesale Price of Oxen For Slaughter (Monthly Average) 07/1897-02/1916
db dat doc m04117cGermany --Berlin Wholesale Prices of Oxen For Slaughter 01/1910-12/1915, 01/1921-03/1921, 05/1921-06/1922, 08/1922-12/1922, 01/1924-06/1936
db dat doc m04118aGermany --Berlin Average Monthly Wholesale Price of Hogs For Slaughter 01/1879-12/1887
db dat doc m04118bGermany --Berlin Wholesale Price of Hogs 01/1887-03/1915
db dat doc m04118cGermany --Berlin Monthly Average Wholesale Price of Hogs For Slaughter 01/1911-10/1915, 01/1921-12/1922, 01/1924-09/1936

V. Stocks of Commodities -- none

VI. Distribution of Commodities -- none

VII. Foreign Trade

db dat doc m07025Germany Exports, Total, Weight 03/1891-06/1914, 01/1919-12/1919, 07/1920-11/1935
db dat doc m07026Germany Value of Exports FIRST 1892-SECOND 1914 1/1909-06/1914, 01/1919-12/1920, 05/1921-08/1922, 10/1923-11/1935
db dat doc m07030Germany Total Imports - Weight, (Einfuhr) 03/1891-06/1914, 01/1919-12/1919, 07/1920-12/1920, 05/1921-11/1935
db dat doc m07031Germany Value of Imports (Einfahr) FIRST 1892-SECOND 1914 01/1909-06/1914, 01/1919-12/1919, 05/1921-08/1922, 10/1923-11/1935
db dat doc q07026Germany Value of Exports FIRST 1892-SECOND 1914 01/1909-06/1914, 01/1919-12/1920, 05/1921-08/1922, 10/1923-11/1935.
db dat doc q07031Germany Value of Imports (Einfahr) FIRST, 1892 - SECOND, 1914 01/1909-16/1914, 01/1919-12/1919, 05/1921-08/1922, 10/1923-11/1935.

VIII. Income and Employment

db dat doc a08085Germany Dividends of German Stock Companies 1870-1913, 1920-1932
db dat doc m08021Germany Employment, Metal Trades THIRD, 1903 - FOURTH, 1908 01/1907-12/1932
db dat doc m08022Germany Employment, Building Trades 04/1914-12/1932
db dat doc m08023aGermany Employed Members of Sickness Societies, Male and Female 01/1904-11/1913
db dat doc m08023bGermany Employed Members of Sickness Societies, Male and Female 01/1914-03/1920
db dat doc m08023cGermany Employed Members of Sickness Societies, Male and Female 01/1925-12/1929
db dat doc m08023dGermany Employed Members of Sickness Societies, Male and Female 12/1924-12/1929
db dat doc m08023eGermany Employed Members of Sickness Societies, Male and Female 01/1928-10/1934
db dat doc m08023fGermany Employed Members of Sickness Societies, Male and Female 01/1928-12/1934
db dat doc m08028Germany Male Applicants Per Hundred Positions 01/1896-07/1914,01/1915-09/1934
db dat doc q08021Germany Employment, Metal Trades THIRD, 1903 - FOURTH, 1908 01/1907-12/1932
db dat doc q08147aGermany --Dortmund Mining District Average Earnings Per Shift, Anthracite Coal Miners FIRST, 1889 - FOURTH, 1920
db dat doc q08147bGermany --Dortmund Mining District Average Earnings Per Shift, Anthracite Coal Miners FIRST, 1920 - FOURTH, 1932

IX. Financial Status of Business

db dat doc m09043Germany Bankruptcy Proceedings Started Plus Bankruptcies Declined Because of Lack Of Assets FIRST, 1895-FIRST, 1911; FIRST, 1912-FOURTH, 1924 01/1925-12/1934
db dat doc q09043Germany Bankruptcy Proceedings Started Plus Bankruptcies Declined Because of Lack Of Assets FIRST, 1895-FIRST, 1911; FIRST, 1912-FOURTH, 1924 01/1925-12/1934

X. Savings and Investment

db dat doc m10003Germany Ratio of Withdrawals To Deposits Of Savings Banks 01/1909-11/1916, 01-05/1917, 09/1925-12/1934
db dat doc m10024bGermany Cash Capital Raised Through Issues of Stocks By Corporations 01/1907-12/1919, 07/1924-09/1935
db dat doc m10025Germany Proceeds From Increases in Capital Stock 01/1907-12/1919, 12/1920-12/1930
db dat doc m10031aGermany Number of New Firms Established, Die Bank 01/1908-08/1925
db dat doc m10031bGermany Number of New Firms Established 01/1925-12/1938
db dat doc q10024aGermany Cash Capital Raised Through Issues of Stocks By Corporations FIRST,1907 - FOURTH,1919

XI. Securities Markets

db dat doc m11020Germany Prices of Three and One Half Per Cent Government Bonds, Seasonally Adjusted 07/1877-07/1914, 01/1919-12/1919, 01/1921-12/1925
db dat doc m11023aGermany Index of Stock Prices 01/1870-12/1913
db dat doc m11023bGermany Index of Stock Prices (General) 01/1924-12/1935

XII. Volume of Transactions

db dat doc m12027aGermany Clearings of Reichsbank 12/1883-03/1927
db dat doc m12027bGermany Clearings of Reichsbank 06/1923-07/1935
db dat doc m12028Germany Postal Check Clearings 01/1909-12/1922, 01/1922-11/1934

XIII. Interest Rates

db dat doc m13015Germany Official Bank Discount Rate 01/1876-12/1938
db dat doc m13018Germany Private Discount Rate, Prime Banker's Acceptance, Open Market, Berlin 01/1876-07/1914; 10/1914-02/1923; 12/1924-07/1939
db dat doc m13018bGreat Britain/Germany Excess of Berlin Private Discount Rates Over London Discount Rates On Three Month Bank Bills 01/1876-07/1914; 10/1914-12/1922; 01/1925-07/1939
db dat doc m13028aGermany Bond Yields 01/1870-12/1913
db dat doc m13028bGermany -- Berlin Bond Yields 08/1924-01/1931
db dat doc m13028cGermany -- Berlin Bond Yields 01/1926-03/1935
db dat doc m13039France/Germany Excess of Paris Open Market Discount Rate Over Berlin Open Market Discount Rate 01/1876-07/1914; 01/1925-07/1939

XIV. Money and Banking

db dat doc m14002Germany Average Monthly Berlin Rates of Exchange On New York 03/1887-07/1914
db dat doc m14071Germany Average Monthly Berlin Rates of Exchange On Paris 01/1876-07/1914; 01/1925-07/1939
db dat doc m14088aGermany Outstanding Note Circulation, All Banks, End of Month 11/1875-12/1913
db dat doc m14088bGermany Outstanding Note Circulation, All Banks 01/1914-11/1934
db dat doc m14091Germany Loans and Discounts, All Issuing Banks 01/1876-08/1888; 10/1888-11/1918; 01/1919-11/1934
db dat doc m14093Germany Legal Reserve Ratio 01/1876-07/1914
db dat doc m14098Germany NBER Series: 14098 01/1876-12/1935
db dat doc q14113Germany NBER Series: 14113 FIRST, 1892 - LAST, 1913

XV. Government Finance

db dat doc m15008aGermany Post Office Receipts 01/1875-07/1914
db dat doc m15008bGermany Postal Receipts 04/1919-09/1923
db dat doc m15009aGermany Incorporation Fees 04/1892-07/1914
db dat doc m15009bGermany Incorporation Fees 04/1919-01/1923
db dat doc m15010aGermany Receipts From Bills of Exchange Tax 01/1872-07/1914
db dat doc m15010bGermany Receipts From Bills of Exchange Tax 04/1919-02/1935
db dat doc m15011Germany Transfer Tax Receipts 04/1892-07/1914, 04/1919-10/1922
db dat doc q15008Germany Postal Receipts FIRST, 1926 - THIRD, 1936

XVI. Leading Indicators -- none

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Last Update: May 17, 2001 Created by Jean Roth May 17, 2001
 
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