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Study Report

Study Number: JB-011-001-1-2-United States-DPLS-1905

Subject Area: Historical and Contemporary Public Policy Indicators

Bibliographic Citation: Financial characteristics of cities in the United States, 1905-1930.  [machine-readable data file] / Curran, Christopher  [principal investigator(s)] / Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin. Data and Program Library Service  [distributor].

Comments: This is the public-use copy of financial characteristics of cities in the United States, 1905-1930. DPLS staff merged the original data files into one longitudinal and cross-sectional data file. Records are organized by year and by city ID.

Access Status: Unrestricted access.

Documentation: one volume hard copy codebook and one hard copy data dump. View PDF codebook.

Abstract: These statistics were compiled in order to describe the pattern of financial transactions in U.S. cities for the period 1905-1930, as part of an examination of regional and population differences. The variables included are: population, non-government costs, interest charges, public service enterprise payments, general government expenses, protection expenses, health expenses, sanitation expenses, highway expenses, charity, hospital and correction expenses, education expenses, recreation expenses, miscellaneous expenses, general government outlays, health outlays, sanitation outlays, charity, hospital, and correction outlays, education outlays, recreation outlays, miscellaneous outlays, public service enterprise outlays, non-revenue receipts, general property taxes, special taxes, poll taxes, business taxes, special assessments, fines, forfeits, and escheats, subventions and grants, highway privileges, rent revenue, interest revenue, miscellaneous revenues, public service enterprise revenue.

Media/File Reports:

7002 (CD-ROM)
7124 (CD-ROM)
7125 (CD-ROM)
7373 (CD-Rom)
7374 (CD-Rom)
7400 (CD-Rom)
7401 (CD-Rom)
9002 (USB Flask Drive)
9003 (USB Flask Drive)
9004 (SSCC network drive)