Index of Wholesale Prices of Passenger Automobiles for United States (M0480BUSM336NNBR)
1941-02: 103.8 Index 1926=100
Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted, Updated: 2012-08-16 2:50 PM CDT
|Source:|| National Bureau of Economic Research
|Release:||NBER Macrohistory Database|
Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1913-1928 (2)--Original Data, 1927-1941. This Series Represents The Average Of Prices Of One Popular Car And Is Available Through 1937. A Revised Index Which Takes Into Account Price Changes In Three Styles Of Chassis (4-Door, 2-Door, And Coupe) Was Available Annually Plus A December Figure During 1927-1936 And Monthly Thereafter. The NBER Has Therefore Adjusted The July 1927-1936 Data In The First Series By The Annual And December Figures In The Revised Series To Make A Continuous Second Segment. The Previous Segment Is Lowered To The Level Of This One By The Ratio Of The Overlapping Segment July, 1927-January, 1928: 677.3 Divided By 720.3 Equals 0.940. Source: Computed By NBER From Bls Data For January-June, 1937; For July 1937 On, Bls "Wholesale Prices".