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

20 Pages Posted: 17 Jul 2012

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Thomas Klier

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

James M. Rubenstein

Miami University of Ohio - Department of Geography

Date Written: May 23, 2012

Abstract

While it is hard to say how much of the current auto sector recovery is attributable to government intervention, the ensuing restructuring of the Detroit Three has substantially changed the industry in the U.S.

Keywords: auto industry, restructuring, government, production capacity, industrial organization, Automobiles, Other Transportation Equipment

JEL Classification: L62

Suggested Citation

Klier, Thomas and Rubenstein, James M., Detroit Back from the Brink? Auto Industry Crisis and Restructuring, 2008-11 (May 23, 2012). Economic Perspectives, Vol. XXXVI, No. 2, 2012, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2109502

Thomas Klier (Contact Author)

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James M. Rubenstein

Miami University of Ohio - Department of Geography ( email )

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United States
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