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Title: Saving and Dissaving By 12,817 American Households, 1917-1919      
dateReleased:
04-08-2015
downloadURL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06276.v1
ID:
doi:10.3886/ICPSR06276.v1
description:
This data collection contains information on annual savings and dissavings by households in the United States during 1917-1919, as well as data on the use of merchant or installment credit. Savings variables include purchases of Liberty Bonds, municipal bonds, War Savings Stamps, and Postal Savings Stamps, accumulations of cash in checking accounts, loan associations, savings accounts, and Christmas clubs, contributions to pension funds, payments on bills for tuition, fuel, medical care, groceries, and back taxes, investments in real estate and livestock, and purchases of stocks in various types of companies. Dissaving variables include amounts owed for tuition, clothes, medical care, car accessories, jewelry, rent, taxes, union dues, books, and insurance premiums, withdrawals from savings, amounts borrowed from employers, banks, loan associations, and friends, and sales of land, homes, furnishings, buggies, jewelry, and art work.
description:
Olney, Martha L., 2015, "Saving and Dissaving By 12,817 American Households, 1917-1919", http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06276.v1
name:
Olney, Martha L.
homePage: http://www.harvard.edu/
name:
Harvard University
ID:
SCR:011273
abbreviation:
DataVerse
homePage: http://thedata.org/
name:
Dataverse Network Project
ID:
SCR:001997