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Current Directions in Postal Reform

  • Michael A. Crew
  • Paul R. Kleindorfer

Part of the Topics in Regulatory Economics and Policy Series book series (TREP, volume 35)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Universal Service Obligation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Michael A. Crew, Paul R. Kleindorfer
      Pages 3-28
    3. Michael D. Bradley, Jeff Colvin
      Pages 29-46
    4. Helmuth Cremer, Jean-Jacques Laffont, André Grimaud
      Pages 47-68
    5. Robert H. Cohen, William W. Ferguson, John D. Waller, Spyros S. Xenakis
      Pages 69-88
    6. Françoise L. Berthélémy, Joëlle Toledano
      Pages 133-146
  3. Cost Analysis

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 147-147
    2. Michael A. Crew, Paul R. Kleindorfer
      Pages 149-170
    3. Richard Waterman, Donald Rubin, Neal Thomas, Andrew Gelman
      Pages 171-193
    4. Shimon Awerbuch, Alistair Preston
      Pages 195-215
  4. Empirical Studies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 217-217
    2. Alberto Alves Pimenta, Ricardo Goulão Santos, Sérgio Chilra Lagoa
      Pages 237-270
  5. Market Power Issues

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 271-271
    2. Vincenzo Visco Comandini
      Pages 273-288
    3. Monika Plum, Cara Schwarz-Schilling
      Pages 289-306
    4. Ian Reay
      Pages 321-336
    5. Mary S. Elcano, R. Andrew German, John T. Pickett
      Pages 337-352
    6. John T. Pickett, David E. Treworgy, Allison W. B. Conrad
      Pages 353-372
  6. Transactions Costs and Contracting

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 373-373
    2. Theresa Biasi, Shirish Joshi, Leon Pintsov
      Pages 375-393
  7. Strategic Issues

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 439-439
    2. Robert A. F. Reisner
      Pages 441-462

About this book

Introduction

Current Directions in Postal Reform brings together leading practitioners, worldwide 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 the postal service; productivity; interaction of law and economics; and service standards.

Keywords

Monopol Post Postal industry business productivity strategy

Editors and affiliations

  • Michael A. Crew
    • 1
  • Paul R. Kleindorfer
    • 2
  1. 1.Graduate School of ManagementRutgers UniversityNewarkUSA
  2. 2.The Wharton SchoolUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA

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