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Index of Composite Wages for United States

1949-10: 200 Index 1939=100  
Monthly, Not Seasonally Adjusted, M0861DUSM346NNBR, Updated: 2012-08-17 2:25 PM CDT
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Series Is Presented Here As Four Variables--(1)--Original Data, 1820-1909 (2)--Original Data, 1910-1920 (3)--Original Data 1919-1946 (4)--Original Data, 1938-1949. This Index Is Based On Average Hourly Earnings. Source: Federal Reserve Board, Monthly Review Of Credit And Business Condi- Tions Of The Federal Reserve Bank Of New York, And New York Federal Reserve Bank Monthly Releases.

This NBER data series m08061d appears on the NBER website in Chapter 8 at

NBER Indicator: m08061d

Source: National Bureau of Economic Research

Release: NBER Macrohistory Database

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National Bureau of Economic Research, Index of Composite Wages for United States [M0861DUSM346NNBR], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, November 24, 2015.

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