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Michael Smitka

Professor of Economics, Washington and Lee University

Skills: economics, Japanese language, Chinese language, German language, econometrics

Career Summary:

I have followed the auto industry for 30 years, including 22 years as a judge for [sorry Wards!] the Automotive News PACE award that recognizes supplier innovation. I am active in the Industry Studies Association and the GERPISA automotive research network, and am an SAE member. Over the years I've visited dozens of suppliers / factories in Korea, Japan, North America and Europe.

Education:

PhD, Yale

Certifications:

AB, Harvard
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