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Postal and Delivery Services : Delivering on Competition - Michael A. Crew

Postal and Delivery Services

Delivering on Competition

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


Published: 31st December 2002
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Postal and Delivery Services: Delivering on Competition is an indispensable source of information and analysis on the current state of the postal and delivery sector. It offers current insight into strategy, regulation as well as the economics of this sector. Issues addressed include international postal policy, 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.

Liberalization and the Universal Service Obligation
Balancing Access and the Universal Service Obligation
Pricing and Worksharing Discounts in the Postal Sector
Access Pricing and Parcels Delivery
Brand Loyalty and Limited Entry in Postal Markets
Reconciling Competition, Downstream Access, and Universal Service in Postal Markets
Demand, Costs, and Productivity
Econometrics of Mail Demand: A Comparison between Cross-section and Dynamic Data
The Productivity Analysis of Postal Services: A Global Comparison of Technical Efficiency and Total Factor Productivity
On the Output Elasticity of the Activities of Post Office Counters in Italy
Delivery Cost Heterogeneity and Vulnerability to Entry
Strategy and Human Resources
Is the Customer Always Right? Customer Relations and Postal Reform
Employee Stock Ownership as a Human Capital Strategy for the United States Postal Service
Homeland Security Brings Ratepayer vs. Taxpayer to Center Stage
U.S. Postal Service Collective Bargaining: Is the Grass Greener on the other Side of Interest Arbitration? J.W. Sauber. International Postal Policy
Exit, Voice and Postal Performance in Developing Countries
Extra-Territorial Offices of Exchange, the USO and International Trade: a Problem and a Solution
Extraterritorial Offices of Exchange: Examining New Forms of Competition under the UPU Umbrella
Transformation at Deutsche Post World Net Using the Example of Socially Compatible Workforce Adjustment
The Cookie Jar Dilemma: Why the Principles Embedded in the European Postal Legislation Will Continue to Create Problems
The New Directive on the Further Liberalization of Postal Markets in Europe
Market Results of Postal Reform in Germany: Current Trends
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ISBN: 9781402070358
ISBN-10: 1402070357
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 374
Published: 31st December 2002
Publisher: Kluwer Academic Publishers
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.66