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NBER Macrohistory Database

Category Path: FRED > Categories > Academic Data > NBER Macrohistory Database 
Last Updated: 2015-05-02 9:51 PM CDT 

File Name Number of Series Data Series Format Size 3,036 Excel 12.5 MB 3,036 Text, Space Delimited 5.8 MB 3,036 Text, Comma Separated 3.6 MB

Note: CSV files do not contain header information.


  • Read 'Category Zip File Format' for an explanation of the directory structure.
  • In the compressed file, see README_*.txt for a description of the data series.
  • Zip files require unzip software to extract data series files.

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