Topics in Regulatory Economics and Policy

Competitive Transformation of the Postal and Delivery Sector

Editors: Crew, Michael A., Kleindorfer, Paul R. (Eds.)

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Competitive Transformation of the Postal and Delivery Sector is an indispensable source of information and analysis on the current state of the postal and delivery sector. It offers current insights of leading researchers and practitioners into strategy and regulation as well as the economics of this sector. Issues addressed include national and international perspectives, financial viability, the universal service obligation, regulation, competition, entry, the role of scale and scope economies, the nature and role of cost and demand analysis in postal service, productivity, interaction of law and economics, human resources, transition and reform issues. The papers in the book were selected from the papers presented at the 11th Conference on Postal and Delivery Economics, Toledo, Spain, June 4-7, 2003.

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  • Access and the USO for Letters and Parcels

    Crew, Michael A. (et al.)

    Pages 3-41

  • Access and (Non-)Uniform Pricing in the Postal Sector

    Villemeur, Etienne Billette (et al.)

    Pages 43-68

  • Access Pricing and the Uniform Tariff in the Postal Sector

    Donder, Philippe (et al.)

    Pages 69-86

  • Is Mandatory Access in the Postal Sector the Key to Success?

    Lijn, Nick (et al.)

    Pages 87-103

  • Financial Viability of the Universal Postal Service Provider

    d’Alcantara, Gonzales (et al.)

    Pages 105-120

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eBook $59.99
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Softcover $79.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Competitive Transformation of the Postal and Delivery Sector
Editors
  • Michael A. Crew
  • Paul R. Kleindorfer
Series Title
Topics in Regulatory Economics and Policy
Series Volume
46
Copyright
2004
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-4419-8915-4
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4419-8915-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4020-7702-9
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4613-4718-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 390
Topics