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NBER Macrohistory: NBER Macrohistory Database Series from France

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

I. Production of Commodities

db dat doc a01008baFrance Index of Industrial Production, Total 1898-1938
db dat doc a01008bbFrance Index of Industrial Production 1928-1938
db dat doc a01012aFrance Wheat Crop 1815-1919
db dat doc a01012bFrance Wheat Crop 1919-1938
db dat doc a01017aFrance Potato Crop 1815-1824, 1829-1919
db dat doc a01017bFrance Potato Crop 1914-1938
db dat doc a01017cFrance Potato Crop 1933-1944
db dat doc a01019aFrance Rye Crop 1815-1835, 1840, 1852, 1862, 1871-1881
db dat doc a01019bFrance Rye Crop 1882-1919
db dat doc a01019cFrance Rye Crop 1917-1938
db dat doc a01025aFrance Sugar Beets Crop 1881-1934
db dat doc a01025bFrance Sugar Beets Crop 1902-1938
db dat doc a01027France Wine Production 1830-1938
db dat doc a01033bFrance Wheat Crop Acreage 1815-1919
db dat doc a01033cFrance Wheat Crop Acreage 1919-1938
db dat doc a01037France Potato Crop Acreage 1829-1869, 1871-1919
db dat doc a01037aaFrance Potato Crop Acreage 1914-1938
db dat doc a01037bbFrance Potato Crop Acreage 1929-1944
db dat doc a01172aFrance Total Horse Power of Steam Engines 1839-1913
db dat doc a01172bFrance Total Horse Power of Steam Engines, Seasonally Adjusted 1919-1931
db dat doc a01212France Pig Iron Production 1868-1919
db dat doc a01213France Steel Ingots and Castings Production 1888-1919
db dat doc a01214France Coal Production 1870-1918
db dat doc m01184aFrance Conditioned Wool Output 01/1920-12/1925
db dat doc m01184bFrance Conditioned Wool Output 01/1922- 07/1939
db dat doc m01185France -- Lyons Conditioned Silk Output 01/1919-12/1938
db dat doc m01186aFrance Index of Cotton Textile Production 01/1921-12/1938
db dat doc m01186bFrance Index of Cotton Textile Production, Seasonally Adjusted 09/1927-07/1939
db dat doc m01187France Potash Production (Recovered From Crude Potash Mined) 01/1921-06/1939
db dat doc m01188France Raw Steel Output 01/1910-05/1914; 01/1920-07/1939
db dat doc m01189France Pig Iron Production 01/1910-05/1914; 01/1920-07/1939
db dat doc m01191France Coal and Lignite Production 01/1915-07/1939
db dat doc m01191aFrance Coke Production 10/1920-06/1939

II. Construction

db dat doc a02077aFrance: Number of New Buildings Constructed 1892-1930
db dat doc a02077aaFrance: Value of New Buildings Constructed, Direction Generale Des Contributions Directes 1892-1911
db dat doc a02079France, Paris France: Total Number of Building Permits Issued, Paris, Annuaire Statistique De La Ville De Paris 1885-1935
db dat doc a02085bFrance: Mileage of Railroads Under Construction, All Railroads, Ministere Des Travaux Publics 1862-1913
db dat doc a02086France: Increases in Railroad Mileage Operated, Main Systems, Ministere Des Travaux Publics 1840-1934
db dat doc a02086aFrance: Increases in Railroad Mileage Operated, All Railroads, (Main Systems, Industrial and Local Railways), 1829-1913
db dat doc a02086bFrance: Increases in Tramway Mileage Operated, Statistique Generale 1874-1913
db dat doc a02086cFrance: Railroad Mileage Initiated, All Railroads, National Bureau of Economic Research 1863-1913
db dat doc a02086dFrance: Railroads, Maintenance of Way and Structures, Ministere Des Travaux Publics 1866-1913, 1921-1934
db dat doc a02086eFrance: Railroad Construction Expenditures, Ministere Des Travaux Publics 1823-1908
db dat doc a02086fFrance: Rail Consumption, National Bureau of Economic Research 1874-1903
db dat doc a02086faFrance: Rail Consumption, National Bureau of Economic Research 1919-33
db dat doc a02117aFrance Shipments of Construction, Materials By Railways and Inland Waterways, Annual Data Only 1886 - 1913; 1926 - 1936
db dat doc m02076France: Index of Building Activity, Seasonally Adjusted, Statistique Generale 01/1919 -12/1927
db dat doc m02076aFrance: Index of Building Activity, Seasonally Adjusted, Statistique Generale 01/1919 -12/1927
db dat doc m02076bFrance: Index of Building Activity, Seasonally Adjusted, Statistique Generale 01/1928 - 07/1939
db dat doc m02078France, Seine Dept. France: Stories Contained in New Buildings, Seine Dept., Annuaire Statistique De La Ville De Paris, Original Data 01/1905-12/1931; 01/1934-04/1938
db dat doc q02101France: Tonnage of Vessels Under Construction At End Of Quarter, F. W. Dodge Corp. 2/1889 - 2/1914; 1/1918 - 1/1939

III. Transportation and Public Utilities

db dat doc a03007bFrance Railroad Freight Traffic, Interet General 1851, 1853-1935
db dat doc a03007cFrance Canal and River Freight Traffic 1847-1913, 1915-1937
db dat doc m03007aaFrance Freight Carloadings, Main Lines, Daily Average 01/1920-12/1929; 07/1930-07/1939
db dat doc m03012eaFrance Paris Metro Traffic, Tickets Issued 07/1900-12/1911
db dat doc m03012ebFrance Paris Metro Traffic, Tickets Issued 11/1910-12/1931
db dat doc m03012ecFrance Paris Metro Traffic, Tickets Issued 03/1930-12/1938
db dat doc m03017France Receipts From Railways, Seasonally Adjusted FIRST,1898 - SECOND,1914 01/1898-07/1914, 01/1921-06/1937
db dat doc m03026France Vessels Cleared FIRST,1892 - FIRST,1934 01/1892-07/1939
db dat doc m03027France Vessels Entered 01/1892-07/1939

IV. Prices

db dat doc m04004France --Paris Wheat Prices FIRST, 1917-FOURTH, 1921 01/1892-02/1924, 09/1924-06/1934
db dat doc m04014France Pig Iron Prices (Fers Marchand) FIRST, 1896-THIRD, 1936 01/1897-09/1936
db dat doc m04023France --City Of Paris Retail Price of Bread 01/1899-12/1902, 04/1903-12/1913, 04/1915-03/1935
db dat doc m04057France Index of Wholesale Prices, All Commodities (20 Foods, 25 Raw Materials) FIRST, 1902-FOURTH, 1933 01/1913-08/1939
db dat doc m04063France Wholesale Price Index, Foodstuffs, Statistique Generale De La France 01/1913-08/1939
db dat doc m04070France Wholesale Price, Raw Materials FIRST, 1913-SECOND, 1934 01/1913-08/1939
db dat doc m04073aFrance --Paris Retail Price Index, Paris (13 Articles) THIRD, 1914-FOURTH, 1933 01/1919-08/1939
db dat doc m04073bFrance --Paris Retail Price Index, 34 Articles 01/1929-08/1939
db dat doc q04004France --Paris Wheat Prices FIRST, 1917-FOURTH, 1921 01/1892-02/1924, 09/1924-06/1934
db dat doc q04014France Pig Iron Prices (Fers Marchand) FIRST, 1896-THIRD, 1936 01/1897-09/1936
db dat doc q04057France Index of Wholesale Prices, All Commodities (20 Foods, 25 Raw Materials) 1903-1938 FIRST, 1902-FOURTH, 1933 01/1913-08/1939
db dat doc q04070France Wholesale Price, Raw Materials FIRST, 1913-SECOND, 1934 01/1913-08/1939
db dat doc q04073aFrance --Paris Retail Price Index, Paris (13 Articles) THIRD, 1914-FOURTH, 1933 01/1919-08/1939

V. Stocks of Commodities -- none

VI. Distribution of Commodities -- none

VII. Foreign Trade

db dat doc m07009France Exports, Food 08/1880-07/1939
db dat doc m07010France Raw Materials, Exports 08/1880-07/1939
db dat doc m07011France Exports, Manufactured Goods 01/1878-07/1939
db dat doc m07020France Foodstuffs, Imports, Value 01/1878-12/1887
db dat doc m07021aFrance Raw Materials - Imports, Value 01/1878-12/1887
db dat doc m07021bFrance Raw Materials - Imports, Value 01/1885-07/1939
db dat doc m07022aFrance Manufactured Goods, Imports 01/1878-12/1887
db dat doc m07022bFrance Foodstuffs, Imports, Value 01/1885-12/1939
db dat doc m07027France Exports, Total 01/1878-07/1939
db dat doc m07032France Imports - Total Value 01/1878-07/1939

VIII. Income and Employment

db dat doc a08148France Average Daily Earnings, Coal Miners 1844-1959
db dat doc m08024aFrance Percentage Unemployed Among Trade Union Members THIRD, 1897 - FOURTH, 1899 06/1897-12/1899
db dat doc m08024aaFrance Coefficient of Placement Index, Seasonally Adjusted 01/1920-02/1938
db dat doc m08024bFrance Percentage Unemployed Among Trade Union Members, Seasonally Adjusted FIRST, 1900 - SECOND, 1914 06/1897-07/1914

IX. Financial Status of Business -- none

X. Savings and Investment

db dat doc m10004France Total Postal Savings Deposits 01/1882-07/1939
db dat doc m10005France Municipal Pawnshop Loans 01/1871-12/1913
db dat doc m10032France Index of Stock Flotations, Seasonally Adjusted 06/1921-07/1939
db dat doc m10033France New Corporate Issues, Bonds and Stocks 01/1921-12/1927
db dat doc m10033aFrance New Corporate Issues, Bonds and Stocks 01/1921-12/1927
db dat doc m10033bFrance Bond and Stock Flotations of French Companies 01/1925-06/1939
db dat doc m10034France New Corporate Issues, Bonds 01/1925-06/1939

XI. Securities Markets

db dat doc m11021France Prices of Three Per Cent Perpetual Rentes (Terme) 12/1873-04/1940
db dat doc m11024France Index of Stock Prices JANUARY, APRIL, JULY, AND OCTOBER, 1898, 01/1899-07/1914, 01/1919-12/1939

XII. Volume of Transactions

db dat doc m12029France --Paris Bank Clearings, Debits and Credits 04/1886-07/1914, 07/1916-07/1939

XIII. Interest Rates

db dat doc m13014France Bank of France Discount Rate 01/1852-02/1940
db dat doc m13017France Discount Rate, Open Market, Paris 01/1863-10/1870; 08/1871-07/1914; 01/1925-09/1939
db dat doc m13018cGreat Britain/France Excess of Paris Open Market Rate Over London Discount Rate On Three Month Bank Bills 01/1876-07/1914; 01/1925-09/1939
db dat doc m13027France Security Yields 01,04,07,10/1898; 01/1899-07/1914; 01/1919-07/1939
db dat doc m13037U.S. Excess of Paris Open Market Discount Rate Over New York Commercial Paper Rate 01/1876-07/1914; 01/1925-09/1939
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 m14004aU.S. Average Monthly New York Rates of Exchange On Paris 01/1876-07/1914
db dat doc m14004bU.S. New York Rates of Exchange On Paris, Cable Transfer 11/1918-12/1939
db dat doc m14071Germany Average Monthly Berlin Rates of Exchange On Paris 01/1876-07/1914; 01/1925-07/1939
db dat doc m14100France NBER Series: 14100 01/1865-02/1940
db dat doc m14101France NBER Series: 14101 01/1895-021940
db dat doc m14102France NBER Series: 14102 01/1865-07/1939
db dat doc m14103France NBER Series: 14103 01/1865-12/1939
db dat doc m14104France NBER Series: 14104 01/1865-05/1939
db dat doc m14114France NBER Series: 14114 01/1876-09/1914

XV. Government Finance

db dat doc m15012France Post Office Receipts, Postal and Telegraph 05/1877-03/1934, 07/1934-06/1939
db dat doc m15013aFrance Tax On Bourse Operations, Index, Seasonally Adjusted 01/1898-06/1914
db dat doc m15013bFrance Tax On Bourse Operations, Index 01/1919-12/1933
db dat doc m15014France Revenue From Commercial Paper Tax 01/1896-03/1934, 07/1934-06/1939
db dat doc m15015aFrance Tax On Receipts and Checks 01/1883-12/1896
db dat doc m15015bFrance Tax On Receipts and Checks 01/1896-03/1934, 07/1934-06/1939
db dat doc m15016France Index of Sales Tax Receipts, Seasonally Adjusted 09/1920-03/1937

XVI. Leading Indicators -- none

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