Thomas Klier

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Senior Economist

230 South LaSalle Street

Chicago, IL 60604-1413

United States

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Scholarly Papers (22)

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From Tail Fins to Hybrids: How Detroit Lost its Dominance of the U.S. Auto Market

Economic Perspectives, Vol. 33, No. 2, 2009
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 21 May 2009
Thomas Klier
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 825 (57,264)

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auto industry, Detroit Three, market share decline, Market Structure, Firm Strategy, and Market Performance, Automobiles, Other Transportation Equipment

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Detroit Back from the Brink? Auto Industry Crisis and Restructuring, 2008-11

Economic Perspectives, Vol. XXXVI, No. 2, 2012
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 17 Jul 2012
Thomas Klier and James M. Rubenstein
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Miami University of Ohio - Department of Geography
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auto industry, restructuring, government, production capacity, industrial organization, Automobiles, Other Transportation Equipment

Using Vehicle Taxes to Reduce Carbon Dioxide Emissions Rates of New Passenger Vehicles: Evidence from France, Germany, and Sweden

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2012-09
Number of pages: 60 Posted: 30 Nov 2012
Thomas Klier and Joshua Linn
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Resources for the Future
Downloads 280 (205,553)
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Feebate, Fuel economy standards, Emission rate standards

Using Vehicle Taxes to Reduce Carbon Dioxide Emissions Rates of New Passenger Vehicles: Evidence from France, Germany, and Sweden

Resources for the Future DP 12-34
Number of pages: 51 Posted: 14 Aug 2012
Thomas Klier and Joshua Linn
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Resources for the Future
Downloads 81 (576,983)
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feebate, fuel economy standards, emissions rate standards

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Clustering of Auto Supplier Plants in the U.S.: GMM Spatial Logit for Large Samples

FRB Chicago Working Paper No. 2005-18
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 16 Dec 2005
Thomas Klier
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
Downloads 263 (220,319)
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Spatial econometrics, clustering, plant location, auto supplier industry

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Where the Headquarters are - Evidence from Large Public Companies 1990-2000

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 27 Jan 2004
Thomas Klier and Tyler Diacon
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Marakon Associates
Downloads 240 (241,190)
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Headquarter location, MSA amenities, gross flows

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Comparing Location Decisions of Domestic and Foreign Auto Supplier Plants

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 03 Jan 2005
Thomas Klier, Daniel P. McMillen and Paul Ma
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago - Center for Urban Real Estate and University of Minnesota
Downloads 238 (243,162)
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Auto supplier industry, plant locations, agglomeration

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North America’s Rapidly Growing Electric Vehicle Market: Implications for the Geography of Automotive Production

Economic Perspectives, No. 5, 2022
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 02 Dec 2022
Thomas Klier and James M. Rubenstein
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Miami University of Ohio - Department of Geography
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electric vehicles; geography; production; North America; Industry Studies: Manufacturing; Automobiles; Other Transportation Equipment; Related Parts and Equipment;

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The Geographic Evolution of the U.S. Auto Industry (Part 1)

Economic Perspectives, Second Quarter, 2006
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 05 Jun 2006
Thomas Klier and Daniel P. McMillen
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and University of Illinois at Chicago - Center for Urban Real Estate
Downloads 184 (308,432)
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auto industry, plant location, industry geography, Regional Economic Activity: Growth, Development, and Changes, Size and Spatial Distributions of Regional Economic Activity, Production Analysis and Firm Location, Automobiles, Other Transportation Equipment

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The Price of Gasoline and the Demand for Fuel Economy: Evidence from Monthly New Vehicles Sales Data

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2009-15
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 29 Nov 2009
Thomas Klier and Joshua Linn
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and University of Illinois at Chicago - Department of Economics
Downloads 173 (325,809)
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vehicle demand, fuel economy, vehicle sales, vehicle characteristics

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New Vehicle Characteristics and the Cost of the Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standard

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2008-13
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 03 Dec 2008
Thomas Klier and Joshua Linn
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and University of Illinois at Chicago - Department of Economics
Downloads 172 (327,440)
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CAFE standard, welfare effects, demand estimation, medium-run effect

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Agglomeration in the European Automobile Supplier Industry

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2013-15
Number of pages: 28 Posted: 14 Dec 2013
Thomas Klier and Daniel McMillen
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - Department of Economics
Downloads 141 (386,334)
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plant location, auto industry, Europe, conditional logit, agglomeration

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The Geographic Evolution of the U.S. Auto Industry (Part 2)

Economic Perspectives, Second Quarter, 2006
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 05 Jun 2006
Thomas Klier and Daniel P. McMillen
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and University of Illinois at Chicago - Center for Urban Real Estate
Downloads 139 (390,585)

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auto industry, plant location, industry geography, Regional Economic Activity: Growth, Development, and Changes, Size and Spatial Distributions of Regional Economic Activity, Production Analysis and Firm Location, Automobiles, Other Transportation Equipment

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Evolving Agglomeration in the U.S. Auto Supplier Industry

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2006-20
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 06 Dec 2006
Thomas Klier and Daniel P. McMillen
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and University of Illinois at Chicago - Center for Urban Real Estate
Downloads 126 (421,536)
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Spatial econometrics, non-parametric statistics, agglomeration, plant location, auto supplier industry

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Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards and the Market for New Vehicles

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 10-68
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 22 Jan 2011
Thomas Klier and Joshua Linn
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Resources for the Future
Downloads 125 (426,742)
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CAFE, costs, structural estimation

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Fuel Prices and New Vehicle Fuel Economy in Europe

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper No. 11-37
Number of pages: 47 Posted: 02 Jan 2012
Thomas Klier and Joshua Linn
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Resources for the Future
Downloads 107 (476,062)
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fuel prices, fuel economy, new vehicles, Europe

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Location of Headquarter Growth During the 90s

FRB Chicago Working Paper 2002-19
Number of pages: 43 Posted: 17 Mar 2003
Thomas Klier
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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The Effect of Vehicle Fuel Economy Standards on Technology Adoption

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2014-22
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 19 Dec 2014
Thomas Klier and Joshua Linn
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Resources for the Future
Downloads 84 (557,750)
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passenger vehicles, U.S. greenhouse gas emissions rate standards, European carbon

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The Effect of Market Size on Fuel-Saving Technology Adoption in Passenger Vehicles

Resources for the Future Discussion Paper 16-26-REV
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 12 Oct 2016 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2016
Thomas Klier, Joshua Linn and Christy Zhou
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Resources for the Future and Clemson University, John E. Walker Department of Economics
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passenger vehicles, technological change, market incentives, innovation incentives

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Evidence on the Within-Industry Agglomeration of R&D, Production, and Administrative Occupations

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. WP-2016-20
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 16 Dec 2016
David B. Goldman, Thomas Klier and Thomas Walstrum
Norton Rose Australia, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
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Agglomeration, automobiles, manufacturing industries, labor markets, occupations

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Charged and Almost Ready—What Is Holding Back the Resale Market for Battery Electric Vehicles?

FRB of Chicago Working Paper No. 2023-35
Posted: 25 Sep 2023
Independent, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

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Corporate Average Fuel Economy Standards and the Market for New Vehicles

Annual Review of Resource Economics, Vol. 3, Issue 1, pp. 445-462, 2011
Posted: 16 Sep 2011
Thomas Klier and Joshua Linn
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Resources for the Future

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Effect of Auto Plant Openings on Net Migration in Auto Corridor, 1980-97

Posted: 29 Jan 2001
Thomas Klier and Kenneth M. Johnson
Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and Loyola University of Chicago - Department of Sociology and Anthropology

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