Competitive Transformation of the Postal and Delivery Sector

  • Michael A. Crew
  • Paul R. Kleindorfer
Conference proceedings

Part of the Topics in Regulatory Economics and Policy Series book series (TREP, volume 46)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Access and Financial Viability

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Michael A. Crew, Paul R. Kleindorfer
      Pages 3-41
    3. Etienne Billette de Villemeur, Helmuth Cremer, Bernard Roy, Joëlle Toledano
      Pages 43-68
    4. Philippe De Donder, Helmuth Cremer, Frank Rodriguez
      Pages 69-86
    5. Nick van der Lijn, Arno Meijer
      Pages 87-103
    6. Gonzales d’Alcantara, Bernard Amerlynck
      Pages 105-120
    7. Robert Cohen, Matthew Robinson, Renee Sheehy, John Waller, Spyros Xenakis
      Pages 121-142
    8. Luis Correia da Silva, Paul Dudley, Leonardo Mautino, Sophie Richard
      Pages 143-164
    9. Michael D. Bradley, Jeff Colvin, Mary Perkins
      Pages 165-183
    10. John Haldi, William J. Olson
      Pages 185-196
  3. National and International Perspectives

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 197-197
    2. Anthony Alverno, Allison Levy
      Pages 199-221
    3. Ralph Carter, Rutger Goethart, Cecilia Kindstrand, Annette Meijer, Mark van der Horst
      Pages 223-239
    4. Greg Harford, Wendy Eitan
      Pages 241-258
    5. Gregory Swinand
      Pages 269-285
    6. Alvaro Escribano, Patricia González, Julio Lasheras
      Pages 287-309
  4. Modernizing the P.O.

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 333-333
    2. Michael A. Crew, Paul R. Kleindorfer
      Pages 335-355
    3. Anthony Vegliante, John Mularski, James Sauber, David Treworgy, Jarret Jackson
      Pages 357-372
    4. Mohammad Adra, Ali Ayub, Charles Crum, Michael Plunkett
      Pages 373-390

About these proceedings


Competitive Transformation of the Postal and Delivery Sector is an indispensable source of information and analysis on the current state of the postal and delivery sector. It offers current insights of leading researchers and practitioners into strategy and regulation as well as the economics of this sector. Issues addressed include national and international perspectives, financial viability, the universal service obligation, regulation, competition, entry, the role of scale and scope economies, the nature and role of cost and demand analysis in postal service, productivity, interaction of law and economics, human resources, transition and reform issues. The papers in the book were selected from the papers presented at the 11th Conference on Postal and Delivery Economics, Toledo, Spain, June 4-7, 2003.


Post competition liberalization production productivity regulation

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

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic Publishers 2004
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4613-4718-7
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4419-8915-4
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