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Progress in the competitive agenda in the postal and delivery sector

Author: Michael A Crew; Paul R Kleindorfer
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA : Edward Elgar, ©2009.
Series: Advances in regulatory economics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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.  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Kongress
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael A Crew; Paul R Kleindorfer
ISBN: 9781848440609 184844060X
OCLC Number: 280438491
Description: xii, 347 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Contents: Preface1. Service Quality, Price Caps and the USO Under EntryMichael A. Crew and Paul R. Kleindorfer2. Estimating the Impact of Price Regulation on Service Quality in PostGregory Swinand, Sean Lyons, Michael O'Grady and David Murphy 3. Price and Quality of Service Regulation in PortugalJoao Castro and Agostinho Franco4. Competition through Downstream Access in the UK Postal Sector: The First Four Years Paul Dudley, Stephen Agar, Leonardo Mautino and Felipe Florez Duncan5. A Dynamic and Endogenous Approach to Financing the USO in a Liberalized EnvironmentFrancois Boldron, Claire Borsenberger, Denis Joram, Sebastien Lecou and Bernard Roy6. Postal Costing Beyond ABC: Estimating the Economic Cost of Mails Services Richard Robinson and Jane McMurdie7. Costing Elements of the Universal ServiceRichard Bradley, Phil Burns and George Houpis 8. Calculating the Cost of the Universal Service Obligation: The Need for a Global ApproachChristian Jaag, Martin Koller and Urs Trinkner9. Cost Analysis and Pricing of Innovative Postal ProductsLouis F. O'Brien, Leon A. Pintsov and Andrei Obrea10. Some Welfare and Pricing Implications of Alternative Regimes for Value-Added Taxation of Postal Services Philippe De Donder, Helmuth Cremer, Paul Dudley and Frank Rodriguez 11. Postal Price Elasticities and Intermedia Competition: A Multisided Market Approach Vincenzo Visco Comandini, Michael Lintell, Stefano Gori, Maria Rita Pierleoni and Bradley Tisdahl12. Network Externalities and the USO: A Two-sided Market ApproachFrancois Boldron, Helmuth Cremer, Philippe De Donder, Denis Joram and Bernard Roy13. Mail Order Businesses Demand: A Conceptual ApproachXavier Ambrosini, Sebastien Breville, Joel Cornee and Olaf Klargaard14. Internet Advertising and Direct Mail: Trends and Analysis for the UKSoterios Soteri, Frederique Feve, Jean-Pierre Florens and Frank Rodriguez15. Using Operating Data to Measure Labor Input Variability and Density Economies in United States Postal Service Mail Processing OperationsA. Thomas Bozzo16. Do Differences in Facility-Specific Mail Processing Unit Costs Have Implications for the Cost of the Universal Service Obligation? Margaret Cigno, Diane Monaco and Matthew Robinson17. The EU Postal Services and Public Procurement Law: Legal and Regulatory Issues for the Postal SectorAlessandra Fratini and Fabio Filpo18. How Should Regulation be Adjusted when Universal Service Substitution Grows?Pekka Leskinen, Peter Karlsson, Heikki Nikali and Paivi Rokkanen 19. Market Entry and Competitive Strategies in the German B2B Parcel Market Helmut M. Dietl, Markus Lang, Martin Lutzenberger and Stephan M. Wagner20. Bank of America, Mail, and the EnvironmentLawrence G. Buc and Peter A. Soyka21. Innovation in Postal Products and Pricing: Opportunities and Obstacles in the Reform EraRobert A.F. Reisner, Maynard Benjamin and Derek Osborn22. The IPO as a Driving Force in the Change ProcessPeter Koppe, Christian Bosch, Silke Hoemstreit and Stefan Pohl Index
Series Title: Advances in regulatory economics.
Responsibility: edited by Michael A. Crew and Paul R. Kleindorfer.


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