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The role of postal service in a digital age

Author: Michael A Crew; Timothy J Brennan
Publisher: Cheltenham : Edward Elgar, 2014.
Series: Advances in regulatory economics
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This volume, the result of the 21st Conference on Postal and Delivery Economics (Ireland, 2013), describes the continuing problem of the decline of the postal sector in the face of electronic  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael A Crew; Timothy J Brennan
ISBN: 9781782546337 1782546332
OCLC Number: 863173741
Description: pages cm.
Contents: Contents:1. Gross Substitutes vs. Marginal Substitutes: Implications for Market Definition in the Postal SectorTimothy J. Brennan and Michael A. Crew2. A Business Model for USPSMichael A. Crew and R. Richard Geddes3. Is Demand for Market Dominant Products of the United States Postal Service Becoming More Own Price Elastic?A. Thomas Bozzo, Kristen L. Capogrossi, B. Kelly Eakin, John Pickett and Mithuna Srinivasan4. Are U.S. Postal Price Elasticities Changing? Margaret M. Cigno, Katalin K. Clendenin and Edward S. Pearsall5. Estimating Postal Demand Elasticities using the PCAIDS MethodGregory Swinand and Hugh Hennessy6. Pricing of Delivery Services in the E-Commerce SectorClaire Borsenberger, Helmuth Cremer, Philippe De Donder, Denis Joram and Sebastien Lecou7. The Regulatory Treatment of End-to-End Competition in the UK Postal SectorRichard Eccles8. The Proposed Directive on the Award of Concession Contracts: Implications for USO Entrustment and CompensationAlessandra Fratini9. Application of EU Competition Law in the Postal Sector: Overview of Recent CasesDamien Geradin and Christos Malamataris10. Re-regulation for Parcel Delivery in the E-Commerce Context?Joost Vantomme11. Delivering the Goods to Households: Would Further Regulation Help or Hinder?John Hearn12. The 'National Champion' Approach to Postal Operators: The Case of the NetherlandsBenjamin Gough13. On Alternative USO Financing Mechanisms for the U.S. Postal MarketMichael D. Bradley, Jeff Colvin, Mary K. Perkins14. The Net Cost of the USO under the Profitability Cost Approach: Implications of Labor Market Conditions for the Net Cost CalculationIsabelle Carslake, George Houpis and Christian Strobel15. Regulation and the Burden of the Net Cost Resulting from Universal Service ObligationsChristian Jaag, Urs Trinkner and Topias Uotila16. Net Cost Calculation: A Practical Example Concerning la Poste and its Territorial Presence ObligationFrederic Fustier, Lionel Janin and Racha Sahly17. Calculating the Net Cost of Home DeliveryAndreas Haller, Christian Jaag and Urs Trinkner18. Peer-to-Peer Digital Commerce: Implications and Opportunities for the U.S. Postal Service and Other PostsLaraine Balk Hope, Virgil Ian Stanford and Bruce Marsh19. Leveraging the Postal Infrastructure for the Authentication of Individuals Towards an Online Government Service ProvisionCaroline Sheedy and Maria Moloney20. Accessibility/Proximity in the Digital Age: What Does it Mean for Postal Networks and Postal Services?Claire Borsenberger21. Digitalization of Consumer Invoices. A Comparative StudyKari Elkela,, Heikki Nikali and Chris J. Paterson22. Eat or Be Eaten: The Implications of Strategic Cannibalization and Transformation for the United States Postal ServiceAdam C. Houck23. Finding the Conditions for a Successful Social Redeployment Combined with Diversification of ActivitiesDominique Bailly and Margaux Meidinger24. Transparency and Non-Discrimination in Postal PricingJoakim Levin, Asa Gustafsson, Anders Hildingsson and Sten Selander25. The Costs, Functions and Pricing of Postal Payment Channels Tim Walsh
Series Title: Advances in regulatory economics
Responsibility: edited by Michael A. Crew, Timothy J. Brennan.

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