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Appendix B - Aggregate Balance Sheet And Income Statement Data, Samples Of Large And Of Medium And Small Manufacturing And Trade Corporations, 1914-22

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This PDF is a selection from an out-of-print volume from the National Bureau of Economic Research Volume Title: The Effect of War on Business Financing: Manufacturing and Trade, World War I Volume Author/Editor: Charles H. Schmidt and Ralph A. Young Volume Publisher: NBER Volume ISBN: 0-87014-325-5 Volume URL: http://www.nber.org/books/unkn43-3 Publication Date: 1943 Chapter Title: Appendix B - Aggregate Balance Sheet And Income Statement Data, Samples Of Large And Of Medium And Small Manufacturing And Trade Corporations, 1914-22 Chapter Author: Charles H. Schmidt, Ralph A. Young Chapter URL: http://www.nber.org/chapters/c5865 Chapter pages in book: (p. 91 - 96) Appendix B Aggregate Balance Sheet and Income Statement Data, Samples of Large and of Medium and Small Manufacturing and Trade Corporations, 1914-22 [HE FOLLOWING TABLES present adjusted balance sheet and income state- nent figures for the identical samples of large corporations (total assets million and over), 1914-22, and for the identical samples of me- hum and small companies (total assets, thousand to million), 9 16-22, which form the basis of this study. Sources and uses of funds ables are not, however, presented here. In each of the years 1914-18 for each sample, certain of the companies vere not in existence and balance sheets for others were not available. [he number of such companies is small in any one year, however. In )rder to obtain comparable balance sheet figures over the period 1914-22 is a whole, it was necessary to inflate the figures in the early years, on he assumption that the increase in total assets of the missing corpora• ions was proportionate to the increase of total assets of the aggregate of :orporations for which information was available. Net income and cash were not inflated in any of the tables. - Complete source data for this and other Studies in Business Financing ire collected in a separate volume: National Bureau of Economic Re- earch (Financial Researc

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