Hiding in Plain Sight

The Quiet Liberalization of the United States Postal System
  • Mary S. Elcano
  • R. Andrew German
  • John T. Pickett
Part of the Topics in Regulatory Economics and Policy Series book series (TREP, volume 35)


Liberalization of postal administrations worldwide has taken different forms. In the United States, the opening of the postal market to the private sector, much like “The Purloined Letter,” by Edgar Allan Poe, is hiding in plain sight.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mary S. Elcano
    • 1
  • R. Andrew German
    • 1
  • John T. Pickett
    • 1
  1. 1.United States Postal ServiceUSA

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