Future Directions in Postal Reform

  • Michael A. Crew
  • Paul R. Kleindorfer

Part of the Topics in Regulatory Economics and Policy Series book series (TREP, volume 38)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Regulation and Liberalization

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Michael L. Wachter, Barry T. Hirsch, James W. Gillula
      Pages 3-24
    3. Ian Reay, Richard Robinson, Frank Rodriguez, Paul Liddiard
      Pages 25-36
    4. Michael A. Crew, Paul R. Kleindorfer
      Pages 37-65
  3. Universal Service Obligation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 99-99
    2. John C. Panzar
      Pages 101-115
    3. Michael A. Crew, Paul R. Kleindorfer
      Pages 117-140
    4. Philippe De Donder, Helmuth Cremer, Jean-Pierre Florens, André Grimaud, Frank Rodriguez
      Pages 141-162
    5. Michael D. Bradley, Jeff Colvin
      Pages 163-180
    6. Cara Schwarz-Schilling
      Pages 181-194
  4. Analysis of Demand and Cost

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 195-195
    2. Catherine Cazals, Jean-Pierre Florens, Bernard Roy
      Pages 197-211
    3. Marc De Rycke, Sarah Marcy, Jean-Pierre Florens
      Pages 213-232
    4. Ricardo Goulão Santos, Sérgio Chilra Lagao
      Pages 233-253
    5. Gennaro Scarfiglieri, Vincenzo Visco Comandini
      Pages 255-264
  5. International

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 265-265
    2. James I. Campbell Jr.
      Pages 267-292
    3. Mary S. Elcano, Anthony Alverno
      Pages 293-308
    4. Hilke Smit
      Pages 309-323
  6. Competition Law

  7. Future Technologies

  8. Erratum

    1. Michael A. Crew, Paul R. Kleindorfer
      Pages 388-388

About this book


Future Directions in Postal Reform brings together leading practitioners, world-wide postal administrations, and the courier industry, as well as a number of regulators, academic economists, mailers, and lawyers, to examine some of the major policy and regulatory issues facing the postal and delivery industry. Issues addressed include international postal policy; the universal service obligation; regulation; competition, entry, and the role of scale and scope economies; the nature and role of cost analysis in postal service; productivity; interaction of law and economics; and future technologies and service standards.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Michael A. Crew
    • 1
  • Paul R. Kleindorfer
    • 2
  1. 1.Center for Research in Regulated Industries Graduate School of ManagementRutgers UniversityNewarkUSA
  2. 2.Risk Management and Decision Process Center The Wharton SchoolUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA

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