- This data collection consists of individual-plant data from the Census of Manufactures, conducted by the United States Bureau of the Census, for 1929, 1931, 1933, and 1935. The purpose of this research was to analyze the economic behavior of the American industrial economy during the period 1929-1935, which spans the largest decline in demand ever to strike the manufacturing sector of the economy. This project created establishment panel data sets for the automotive, automotive parts, and textile industries.
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