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Inventories and Business Cycles, with Special Reference to Manufacturer's Inventories

Moses Abramovitz

Published in 1950 by NBER
in NBER Book Series Studies in Business Cycles

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0672 pages
ISBN: 0-870-14087-6

Table of Contents

Front matter, preface, tables of content: Moses Abramovitz (p. -31 - 2) (bibliographic info) (download)
1. Setting and Scope: Moses Abramovitz (p. 3 - 34) (bibliographic info) (download)
2. Size and Relative Importance of Manufacturers' Inventories: Moses Abramovitz (p. 35 - 39) (bibliographic info) (download)
3. National Bureau Measures of Cyclical Behavior: Moses Abramovitz (p. 40 - 74) (bibliographic info) (download)
4. Total Inventories during Business Cycles: Moses Abramovitz (p. 76 - 108) (bibliographic info) (download)
5. Manufacturers' Stocks during Manufacturing Activity Cycles: Moses Abramovitz (p. 109 - 130) (bibliographic info) (download)
6. Inventory Turnover and the Amplitude of Inventory Cycles: Moses Abramovitz (p. 131 - 152) (bibliographic info) (download)
7. Relative Importance of Raw Materials, Goods in Process, and Finished Goods: Moses Abramovitz (p. 153 - 158) (bibliographic info) (download)
8. Goods in Process: Moses Abramovitz (p. 159 - 176) (bibliographic info) (download)
9. Raw Materials: A General View: Moses Abramovitz (p. 177 - 190) (bibliographic info) (download)
10. Ten Examples of Raw Materials Stocks: Moses Abramovitz (p. 191 - 237) (bibliographic info) (download)
11. Finished Goods Made from Nonagricultural Materials: Moses Abramovitz (p. 238 - 268) (bibliographic info) (download)
12. Finished Goods Made from Agricultural Materials: Moses Abramovitz (p. 269 - 309) (bibliographic info) (download)
13. A Preliminary Theory of the Cyclical Behavior of Manufacturers' Stocks: Moses Abramovitz (p. 310 - 324) (bibliographic info) (download)
14. Significance of Inventory Investment: Moses Abramovitz (p. 326 - 331) (bibliographic info) (download)
15. Timing and Conformity of Inventory Investment Cycles: Moses Abramovitz (p. 332 - 344) (bibliographic info) (download)
16. Inventory Investment and Rates of Change in Output: Moses Abramovitz (p. 345 - 376) (bibliographic info) (download)
17. Investment in Goods in Process: Moses Abramovitz (p. 377 - 385) (bibliographic info) (download)
18. Investment in Raw Materials Stocks: Moses Abramovitz (p. 386 - 398) (bibliographic info) (download)
19. Investment in Stocks of Finished Goods Made from Nonagricultural Materials: Moses Abramovitz (p. 399 - 423) (bibliographic info) (download)
20. Investment in Stocks of Finished Goods Made from Agricultural Materials: Moses Abramovitz (p. 424 - 456) (bibliographic info) (download)
21. Summary Account of the Timing of Inventory Investment Cycles: Moses Abramovitz (p. 457 - 471) (bibliographic info) (download)
22. Size of Cyclical Fluctuations in Inventory Investment: Moses Abramovitz (p. 472 - 496) (bibliographic info) (download)
Appendix A: Sources and Methods Used to Estimate Manufacturers' Inventories Based on Company Accounts: Moses Abramovitz (p. 497 - 544) (bibliographic info) (download)
Appendix B: Determination of Reference Dates for Annual Series with Various Timing Characteristics: Moses Abramovitz (p. 545 - 549) (bibliographic info) (download)
Appendix C: Relative Importance of Goods in Process Based on Federal Trade Commission and Securities and Exchange Commission Reports: Moses Abramovitz (p. 550 - 553) (bibliographic info) (download)
Appendix D: Calculation of Value of Goods in Process Held in Continuous, Discontinuous, and Mixed Industries, 1939: Moses Abramovitz (p. 554 - 557) (bibliographic info) (download)
Appendix E: Classification of Stocks of Finished Goods According to Character and Source of Raw Materials: Moses Abramovitz (p. 557 - 558) (bibliographic info) (download)
Appendix F: Comprehensive Data on Inventories, Inventory Investment, Inventory-Sales, and Inventory-Output Ratios: Moses Abramovitz (p. 559 - 567) (bibliographic info) (download)
Appendix G: Catalogue and Description of Statistical Series: Moses Abramovitz (p. 568 - 617) (bibliographic info) (download)
Index: Moses Abramovitz (p. 618 - 633) (bibliographic info) (download)
 
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