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2017 Bibliography

Akerlof, George A. 1970. “The Market for ‘Lemons’: Quality Uncertainty and the Market Mechanism.” Quarterly Journal of Economics 84(August): 488–500. Link:
Chandler, Alfred Dupont. 1962. “General Motors – Creating the General Office.” In Strategy and Structure: Chapters in the History of the Industrial Enterprise, Cambridge: MIT Press, Chapter 3, 114-162.
Dicke, Thomas S. 1992. “From Agent to Dealer: The Ford Motor Company, 1903-1956.” In Franchising in America: The Development of a Business Method, 1840-1980, Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 48–84.
Klepper, Steven. 2007. “Disagreements, Spinoffs, and the Evolution of Detroit as the Capital of the U.S. Automobile Industry.” Management Science 53(4): 616–31.
Offer, Avner. 1998. “The American Automobile Frenzy of the 1950s.” In From Family Firms to Corporate Capitalism: Essays in Business and Industrial History in Honour of Peter Mathias, Oxford University Press, 315–53. (February 22, 2017).
Rothstein, Jeffrey S. 2016. When Good Jobs Go Bad: Globalization, de-Unionization, and Declining Job Quality in the North American Auto Industry. New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press. ISBN: 978-0-8135-7606-0 and 978-0-8135-7605-3.
Smitka, Michael. 2017. “Disruption? What Disruption? – The impact of electric vehicles, autonomy and new mobility models on the auto industry.” Draft paper for presentation at the Industry Studies Association, Washington DC, May 2017 and the GERPISA Conference, Paris, June 2017.
Smitka, Michael, and Peter Warrian. 2017. A Profile of the Global Auto Industry: Innovation and Dynamics. New York: Business Expert Press. ISBN: 978-1-63157-297-5.
Tedlow, Richard. 2001. “‘Like Trying to Screw an Elephant’: Ford vs. GM.” In Colossus: How the Corporation Changed America, ed. Jack Beatty. New York: Broadway Books, 223–55.