Palgrave Macmillan Asian Business Series

Technological Innovation and Public Policy

The Automotive Industry

Editors: Miyoshi, H., Kii, M. (Eds.)

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Focusing on safety and environmental protection issues, this book provides incisive, cutting-edge theoretical analysis that evaluates the impact of new automotive technologies, and the associated public policies, on social welfare.

About the authors

 
HIROAKI MIYOSHI is Professor of Public Policy and Director of the Institute of Technology, Enterprise and Competiveness at Doshisha University, Japan. Before joining Doshisha University in 2003, he worked at a major private-sector think tank for ten years. His principal research interests lie in the field of the economic analysis of new technology.

MASANOBU KII is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Engineering of Kagawa University, Japan. He has conducted various analyses of the impact of public policy in the transportation sector, including fuel economy regulation, public transport policy, and urban land-use planning. His research interests include the sustainability of energy and environment systems.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

Table of contents (8 chapters)
  • Introduction

    Miyoshi, Hiroaki (et al.)

    Pages 1-14

  • Automotive Technology and Public Policy in Japan: A Historical Survey

    Sano, Masayuki (et al.)

    Pages 15-43

  • Costs and Benefits of Fuel Economy Regulations: A Comparative Analysis of Automotive Fuel Economy Standards and the Corresponding Benefits for Consumers

    Kii, Masanobu (et al.)

    Pages 44-74

  • Future Directions for Fuel Efficiency Policy: Evolving from Fuel Efficiency Standards toward Indirect Regulations

    Miyoshi, Hiroaki (et al.)

    Pages 75-104

  • Economics of Intelligent Transport Systems: Crafting Government Policy to Achieve Optimal Market Penetration

    Miyoshi, Hiroaki (et al.)

    Pages 105-125

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Technological Innovation and Public Policy
Book Subtitle
The Automotive Industry
Editors
  • H. Miyoshi
  • M. Kii
Series Title
Palgrave Macmillan Asian Business Series
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-30829-9
DOI
10.1057/9780230308299
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-23076-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-31169-9
Series ISSN
2661-8435
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 205
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