Kristin Dziczek is Vice President of Industry, Labor, & Economics at the Center for Automotive Research (CAR). Dziczek joined CAR in 2005 and has 30 years of experience as a researcher and policy analyst. She is globally recognized as an expert on automotive labor, employment, and talent issues, and is one of the most quoted automotive experts in North America. Kristin’s research team focuses on developing a better understanding of the connections between the automotive industry, technology, the economy, society, and public policy, and is home to CAR’s Automotive Communities Partnership program. Kristin’s research includes analyzing the competitive cost position of the U.S. automotive industry and evaluating how different tax, trade, or industrial policies and incentives could impact overall automotive sales, production, and employment. She earned her B.A. in economics, M.P.P. in public policy, and M.S. in industrial and operations engineering, all from the University of Michigan.