Government Security Prices and Loans
The Final data files were compiled based on the raw data files by:
- Taking the average of the bid and offer price
- Taking the average of previous and next prices when a newspaper was missing or there was no price listed
Any use of this data should cite: Razaghian, Rose. Mimeo. "Financial Credibility in the United States: The Impact of Institutions, 1789-1860." Data made available through the International Center for Finance at Yale University. Please contact Prof. Rose Razaghian if you any questions about this data.