Edited by Michael A. Crew and Paul R. Kleindorfer
Regulation continues to be an important issue in the postal and delivery sector of the global economy. This latest volume of the series covers progress made in the competitive agenda in the industry. It is global in scope and addresses topics of great importance to scholars and practitioners of postal regulation and public sector economics.
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- Progress in the Competitive Agenda in the Postal and Delivery Sector
- Preface and acknowledgements
- Chapter 1: Service Quality, Price Caps and the USO Under Entry
- Chapter 2: Estimating the Impact of Price Regulation on Service Quality in Post
- Chapter 3: Price and Quality of Service Regulation in Portugal
- Chapter 4: Competition through Downstream Access in the UK Postal Sector: The First Four Years
- Chapter 5: A Dynamic and Endogenous Approach to Financing the USO in a Liberalized Environment
- Chapter 6: Postal Costing Beyond ABC: Estimating the Economic Cost of Mail Services
- Chapter 7: Costing Elements of the Universal Service
- Chapter 8: Calculating the Cost of the Universal Service Obligation: The Need for a Global Approach
- Chapter 9: Cost Analysis and Pricing of Innovative Postal Products
- Chapter 10: Some Welfare and Pricing Implications of Alternative Regimes for Value-Added Taxation of Postal Services
- Chapter 11: Postal Price Elasticities and Intermedia Competition: A Multisided Market Approach
- Chapter 12: Network Externalities and the USO: A Two-sided Market Approach
- Chapter 13: Mail Order Businesses Demand: A Conceptual Approach
- Chapter 14: Internet Advertising and Direct Mail: Trends and Analysis for the UK
- Chapter 15: Using Operating Data to Measure Labor Input Variability and Density Economies in United States Postal Service Mail Processing Operations
- Chapter 16: Do Differences in Facility-Specific Mail Processing Unit Costs Have Implications for the Cost of the Universal Service Obligation?
- Chapter 17: The EU Postal Services and Public Procurement Law: Legal and Regulatory Issues for the Postal Sector
- Chapter 18: How Should Regulation be Adjusted when Universal Service Substitution Grows?
- Chapter 19: Market Entry and Competitive Strategies in the German B2B Parcel Market
- Chapter 20: Bank of America, Mail, and the Environment
- Chapter 21: Innovation in Postal Products and Pricing: Opportunities and Obstacles in the Reform Era
- Chapter 22: The IPO as a Driving Force in the Change Process
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