This Series Represents One Component Of The Official Series On New Public Construction. Monthly Data Are Available In The Source For 1934-62. The Data Include All Federally Owned Construction Projects At Military Establishments Except For: (1) Capehart Housing, And Rehabilitation Of Wherry Housing For The Armed Services (2) Industrial Facilities, And (3) The Corps Of Engineers-Civil Works Program. Military Construction By States Such As Armories And Rifle Ranges, Is Excluded. Types Of Projects Covered Include Troop Housing, Administration And Training Buildings, Warehouses, Mess Halls, Recreation Centers, Educational Facilities, Hospitals, Airfields, Missile Sites, Fleet Facilities, Communication Networks, Etc. Estimates Of Value Of Construction Put In Place Are Based On Monthly Reports From The Agencies Supervising Construction; Or, For Programs Consisting Of A Number Of Small Projects, On Annual Data From The Federal Budget. See Introductory Notes On Bls-Dept. Of Commerce Series And Lipsey & Preston, Pp. 268-269. Source: Bureau Of Labor Statistics; Business And Defense Services Administration, Dept. Of Commerce; Bureau Of The Census (See Note)
This NBER data series a02227 appears on the NBER website in Chapter 2 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter02.html.
NBER Indicator: a02227
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Military Facilities for United States [A02227USA398NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/A02227USA398NNBR/, July 29, 2015.