Center for Automotive Research
Michael Schultz is an Industry Economist with the Center for Automotive Research. He has provided data analysis for a multitude of CAR projects and internal research initiatives.
Michael joined CAR as a research assistant in February 2012. Prior to this, Michael volunteered and interned with the City of Saline during 2009 and 2010.
Michael holds a Master of the Applied Economics, received from Eastern Michigan University in December 2011, and a Bachelor of the Arts in International Relations, received from Michigan State University’s James Madison College in December 2009. Michael’s major graduate-level academic work focused upon econometric methods and analysis of local development incentives.
- Vehicle Mass Reduction Roadmap Study 2025-2035
- An Assessment of Japanese Automakers’ Impact & Activity in the United States
- Contribution of General Motors to the Economies of Nine States and the United States in 2019
- Trade Briefing: U.S. Consumer & Economic Impacts of U.S. Automotive Trade Policies
- Trade Briefing: Consumer Impact of Potential U.S. Section 232 Tariffs & Quotas on Imported Automobiles & Automotive Parts
- Opportunities to Encourage On-road Connected and Automated Vehicle Testing – Recommendations for the Saginaw Region
- NAFTA Briefing: Review of current NAFTA proposals and potential impacts on the North American automotive industry
- The Great Divide: What Automotive Consumers are Buying vs. Auto & Supplier Investments in Future Technologies, Products & Business Models
- New Materials/New Skills for Automotive Skilled Trades
- Economic Contribution of the Ford Motor Company Michigan Assembly Plant to the Michigan Economy
- The Impact of Federal Regulations on Franchised Automobile Dealers
- Assessment of Tax Revenue Generated by the Automotive Sector for the Year 2013
- The Potential Effects of the 2017-2025 EPA/NHTSA GHG/Fuel Economy Mandates on the U.S. Economy
- Contribution of Toyota Motor North America to the Economies of Nineteen States and the United States in 2015
- Contribution of the Automotive Industry to the Economies of All Fifty States and the United States
- The Economic Implications of Potential NHTSA and EPA Regulatory Revisions on U.S. Light Truck Sales and Manufacturing
- Potential Cost Savings and Additional Benefits of Convergence of Safety Regulations between the United States and the European Union
- NAFTA Briefing: Trade benefits to the automotive industry and potential consequences of withdrawal from the agreement
- The Impact of New Mobility Services on the Automotive Industry