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United States Historical Data on Bank Market Structure, 1896-1955 (ICPSR 2393)

Principal Investigator(s): Flood, Mark D.


This collection consists of annual statewide aggregates for a variety of bank market structure variables in the United States. The data span 60 years from 1896 to 1955 and include information for all 50 states. These time-series data, collected in 1992-1994, pertain to historical bank market structure, soundness, and performance. Balance sheet data are presented for national and non-national banks, while income statement data are available only for national banks. Other variables include state population, state branching law, total loans, total deposits, number of national banks, and bank debits.

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Study Description


Flood, Mark D. UNITED STATES HISTORICAL DATA ON BANK MARKET STRUCTURE, 1896-1955. ICPSR version. Montreal, Quebec: Mark D. Flood, Concordia University [producer], 1998. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1998. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02393.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02393.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    bank deposits, banking, banks, credit, loans

Geographic Coverage:    United States

Data Collection Notes:

(1) The first record of the dataset contains the titles for the 3,060 cases. (2) This collection has not been processed by ICPSR staff. ICPSR is distributing the data and documentation for this collection in essentially the same form in which they were received. When appropriate, hardcopy documentation has been converted to machine-readable form and variables have been recoded to ensure respondents' anonymity.



Original ICPSR Release:   1998-04-06

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