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Forecasting automobile output

Quarterly Review , Volume 10 , Issue Win , Pages 40-42

Journal Article
Projecting consumer expenditures on automobiles

Quarterly Review , Volume 10 , Issue Win , Pages 43-44

Speech
Regional economy and manufacturing update

Remarks at the Quarterly Regional Economic Press Briefing, New York City.
Speech , Paper 28

Working Paper
Concentration, prices and output in the automobile industry

Working Papers , Paper 88-6

Journal Article
Vans and roadsters and trucks, oh my!

Move over Michigan. The Fifth District's automotive industry is revving its engine. With three assembly plants and numerous suppliers, can it merge into the fast lane?
Cross Sections , Volume 12 , Issue Sum , Pages 16-23

Journal Article
U.S. cars grow old

Cross Sections , Volume 8 , Issue Fall , Pages 4-7

Working Paper
Competitors, complementors, parents and places: Explaining regional agglomeration in the U.S. auto industry

Taking the early U.S. automobile industry as an example, we evaluate four competing hypotheses on regional industry agglomeration: intra-industry local externalities, inter-industry local externalities, employee spinouts, and location fixed-effects. Our findings suggest that inter-industry spillovers, particularly the development of the carriage and wagon industry, play an important role. Spinouts play a secondary role and only contribute to agglomeration at later stages of industry evolution. The presence of other firms in the same industry has a negligible (or maybe even negative) effect on ...
Working Paper , Paper 13-04

Working Paper
A primer on global auto markets

Working Paper Series, Regional Economic Issues , Paper 93-1

Working Paper
Lean manufacturing and the decision to vertically integrate: some empirical evidence from the U.S. automobile industry

The introduction of a new manufacturing system provides a unique opportunity to analyze its effects on the governance structure of vertical relationships. This paper focuses on the possible effects of lean manufacturing on the decision to vertically integrate. Transaction cost theory provides the framework for the analysis. Lean manufacturing is characterized by a high degree of mutual commitment between up- and downstream firms; this is expected to lead to the formation of contractual vertical relationships. This analysis utilizes a new data set obtained directly from U.S. automobile ...
Working Paper Series, Regional Economic Issues , Paper 94-1

Working Paper
Comparing location decisions of domestic and foreign auto supplier plants

Plant locations in the U.S. auto industry have been moving southward for some time now. This paper utilizes a comprehensive dataset of the U.S. auto industry and focuses on plant location decisions of auto supplier plants that were opened less than 15 years ago in the U.S. We find that agglomeration continues to matter: suppliers want to be close to each other as well as to their assembly plant customers. We also find evidence of differences in location factors for domestic and foreign suppliers. Foreign suppliers exhibit a stronger preference to be near highways, other foreign suppliers and ...
Working Paper Series , Paper WP-04-27

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