Series Is Presented Here As Two Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1932-1951 (2)--Original Data, 1947-1962 Beginning In 1956, Manhours Figures Have Been Revised Due To Revision Of Bls Employment And Hours Estimates On The Basis Of More Recent Benchmarks. The Data Are Treated As Though Continuous. Source: Calculated By NBER Based On Series (Index Of Production Of Nondurable Manufactures), Series (Index Of Manhours In Manufacturing Production, Nondurable Goods), Bls Unpublished Table On Manhours In Nondurable Manufactures And Employment And Earnings, Published By The Bls.
This NBER data series m01302b appears on the NBER website in Chapter 1 at http://www.nber.org/databases/macrohistory/contents/chapter01.html.
NBER Indicator: m01302b
Release: NBER Macrohistory Database
National Bureau of Economic Research, Index of Output Per Manhour In Manufacturing Production, Nondurable Goods for United States [M0102BUSM070NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis https://research.stlouisfed.org/fred2/series/M0102BUSM070NNBR/, September 5, 2015.