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Automobiles on Steroids: Product Attribute Trade-Offs and Technological Progress in the Automobile Sector

Christopher R. Knittel

NBER Working Paper No. 15162
Issued in July 2009

---- Acknowledgements -----

This paper has benefitted from conversations with Severin Borenstein, K.G. Duleep, David Greene, Jonathan Hughes, Mark Jacobsen, Doug Miller, David Rapson, Ken Small, Anson Soderbery, Dan Sperling, Nathan Wilmot, Frank Wolak and Catherine Wolfram, as well as seminar participants at UC Davis and the UC Energy Institute. Omid Rouhani and Anson Soderbery provided excellent research assistance. Financial support from the California Air Resource Board and the Institute of Transportation Studies is gratefully acknowledged. I am grateful to K.G. Duleep for providing me with data. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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