Topics in Regulatory Economics and Policy

Managing Change in the Postal and Delivery Industries

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

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Managing Change in the Postal and Delivery Industries brings together practitioners, postal administrators, the express industry, regulators, economists and lawyers to examine the important policy and regulatory issues facing the postal and delivery industries. This volume reviews such topics as international postal policy, the universal service obligation, regulation and competition, entry and the role of scale and scope economics, cost analysis in postal services, and service standards. This book provides a unique perspective on the problems facing postal and delivery networks.

Table of contents (23 chapters)

Table of contents (23 chapters)
  • Issues in Measuring Incremental Cost in a Multi-Function Enterprise

    Pages 3-21

    Bradley, Michael D. (et al.)

  • Cost and Benefits of Universal Service Obligations in the Postal Sector

    Pages 22-41

    Cremer, Helmuth (et al.)

  • Peak Loads and Postal Services: Some Implications of Multi-Stage Production

    Pages 42-64

    Crew, Michael A. (et al.)

  • Scale Economies and Natural Monopoly in the Postal Delivery: Comparison Between Parametric and Non Parametric Specifications

    Pages 65-80

    Cazals, C. (et al.)

  • A Cross Sectional Comparison and Analysis of Productivity for 21 National Postal Administrations

    Pages 83-114

    Cohen, Robert H. (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Managing Change in the Postal and Delivery Industries
Editors
  • Michael A. Crew
  • Paul R. Kleindorfer
Series Title
Topics in Regulatory Economics and Policy
Series Volume
25
Copyright
1997
Publisher
Springer US
Copyright Holder
Kluwer Academic Publishers
eBook ISBN
978-1-4615-6321-1
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4615-6321-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-7923-9849-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4613-7902-7
Series ISSN
2730-7468
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 424
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