Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1866-1894 (2)--Original Data, 1888-1944. Data For This Period Refer To Companies Reporting To The New York Insurance Department; Data For The Period 1888-1944 Refer To All Companies. Source: Computed By NBER From The Insurance Yearbook, Life Insurance Volume, Tables On "Aggregates, " 1895/1896
This NBER data series a10036a appears on the NBER website in Chapter 10 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter10.html.
NBER Indicator: a10036a
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Net Savings of Life Insurance Policy Holders for United States [A1036AUSA144NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/A1036AUSA144NNBR, February 9, 2016.