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Automobile Industry

Lawrence J. Spiwak, The Curious Case of Tesla’s Lawsuit, Detroit News (December 2, 2016).

T. Randolph Beard and George S. Ford, State Automobile Franchise Laws: Public or Private Interests? (July 12, 2016).
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March 4, 2016 Letter from Phoenix Center Chief Economist Dr. George S. Ford to the Federal Trade Commission regarding workshop entitled Auto Distribution: Current Issues & Future Trends (Project No. P131202).

George S. Ford, FTC Staff Bias on Intra-Brand Car Competition is a Bad Deal for Consumers, The Hill (January 19, 2016).

Lawrence J. Spiwak, Direct Auto Sales Could Raise Car Prices, Detroit News (April 2, 2015).

T. Randolph Beard, George S. Ford, and Lawrence J. Spiwak, The Price Effects of Intra-Brand Competition in the Automobile Industry: An Econometric Analysis, PHOENIX CENTER POLICY PAPER No. 48 (March 2015).
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