Strategic Adjustment of Price by Japanese and American Automobile Manufacturers: 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Strategic Adjustment of Price by Japanese and American Automobile Manufacturers

1st Edition

By Kaye G. Husbands

Routledge

170 pages

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This book, originally published in 1993, develops for the US automobile industry a demand-supply model which incorporates both wholesale and retail sectors and which allows strategic pricing behaviour of US and Japanese producers to be internally determined and its effects on market behaviour and national welfare analyzed. It develops the framework for and presents the results of an econometric simulation of the transaction and wholesale prices, quantities demanded and produced, manufacturer's costs and factor demands. The impact of the Voluntary Export Restraint of 1981 on profits and consumer welfare are generated from the simulation results.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Previous Studies 3. Empirical Model 4. The Data 5. Results 6. Conclusion

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: The Automobile Industry

Originally published between 1956 and 1997, the volume in this set take the automobile industry experience as a basis for a wider view of industrial relations, trends and developments from the 1950s to the 1990s. They also analyse the emergence of new institutions and systems of labour-management relationships, examine the effects of automotion and technical change, the impact of fluctuations in the market for cars and wage trends. They discuss the car and its role in social, geographical and political change.

The volumes provide:

  • detailed surveys of some of the biggest post-war disputes and especially of trade union organization.
  • the experience of individual firms, such as Austin, Ford and Fiat.
  • comparative surveys of labour relationships in major car manufacturing countries such as the UK, USA, Germany and Japan.

And include:

  • material about the technology, design and production of cars and the ancillary fields of oil production, refining and road building.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS022000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economic Conditions
BUS023000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economic History
BUS069010
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / Comparative
BUS070020
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / Automobile Industry