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Competitive Transformation of the Postal and Delivery Sector : Topics in Regulatory Economics and Policy - Michael A. Crew

Competitive Transformation of the Postal and Delivery Sector

Topics in Regulatory Economics and Policy

By: Michael A. Crew (Editor), Paul R. Kleindorfer (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 30th November 2003
ISBN: 9781402077029
Number Of Pages: 390

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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.

Access and Financial Viability
Access and the USO for Letters and Parcels
Access and (Non-)Uniform Pricing in the Postal Sector
Access Pricing and the Uniform Tariff in the Postal Sector
Is Mandatory Access in the Postal Sector the Key to Success?
Financial Viability of the Universal Postal Service Provider Under Uniform and Cost-Related Tariffs
An Empirical Analysis of the Graveyard Spiral
RPI - X Price Control Regulation in the Postal Sector
Testing for Anti-Competitive Behavior in Public Enterprises
An Evaluation of USPS Worksharing: Postal Revenues and Costs From Workshared Activities
National and International Perspectives
The WTO Doha Development Agenda: Defining the Scope of Postal Service Liberalization
A License to Mail: Balancing the USO and Competitive Services Globally
International Postal Arrangements, Trade, and Competition Law
A Brief Survey of the USO and Prospects for a Global USO
A Production Model of Service Quality at An Post
Evolution and Analysis of the Market Structure of Postal Services in Spain
Regulating Access to Postal Networks in the European Union: The Roles of Antitrust and Sector Specific Regulation
Modernizing the P.O
Developing Policies for the Future of the United States Postal Service
Enhancing Postal Performance Through Improved Labor-Management Relations: Customer Connect as a Case Study
Pricing Innovation for a Transitioning Postal Administration
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ISBN: 9781402077029
ISBN-10: 1402077025
Series: Topics in Regulatory Economics and Policy
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 390
Published: 30th November 2003
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 1.65