Rutgers University Economics Professor Thomas J. Prusa, PhD, today released an employment study entitled, “The Contribution of the Japanese-Brand Automotive Industry to the United States Economy.” The study, which examines 2015 employment data provided by the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association’s U.S. office (JAMA USA), shows that Japanese-brand automakers support more than 1.5 million U.S. jobs when spin-off and intermediate (suppliers, etc.) jobs are added to direct and dealer-network employment figures.
The Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association, Inc. (JAMA) is a non-profit industry association which comprises Japan's fourteen manufacturers of passenger cars, trucks, buses and motorcycles. The JAMA USA office is located in Washington, D.C.
July 12 2016
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East-West Center: The US-Japan Economic Partnership through the Lens of Japanese-Brand Automakers in America
Read JAMA USA General Director Manny Manriquez’ analysis of the US-Japan economic partnership, with a focus on automotive sector investment in America by JAMA member companies.
June 28 2016
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In its December 2015 contributions report, the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association said U.S. vehicle production from Japan-based automakers has climbed from 2.3 million cars in 1995 to more than 3.8 million in 2014. Production drives employment.
Japanese Automakers' Production, Investment, and R&D Support U.S. Economic Growth
75% of Japanese-Brand Vehicles Sold in the U.S. are Built in North AmericaView the Report
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