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Author: Mike

Prof of Economics, Wms School of Commerce, Washington and Lee University, Lexington VA

Costs in the Japanese auto industry

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…it’s not just OEMs…

Monday I was at the award ceremony for the Automotive News PACE Supplier of the Year competition, for which I’ve been a judge for the past 19 years; more on that in a later post. On Friday (19 April) I spoke on the Japanese auto industry at an UMTRI conference in Ann Arbor, Michigan. One data point was an overview of the industry; since I begin a new (4-week) term tomorrow (22 April), let me elaborate as indirect class preparation.