Advanced Search
MyIDEAS: Login to save this article or follow this journal

A Comparative Performance Study of Postal Services: A Productive Efficiency Approach

Contents:

Author Info

  • Sergio PERELMAN
  • Pierre PESTIEAU

Abstract

This paper first discusses the notion of economic performance as applied to public enterprises and argues that productive efficiency is an attractive approach to performance measurement for such firms. It then presents an empirical efficiency study of postal services which is aimed at comparing productive performance indicators across countries and at testing the effect of competition and regulation on these indicators.

Download Info

If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
File URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/20075942
Download Restriction: no

Bibliographic Info

Article provided by ENSAE in its journal Annals of Economics and Statistics.

Volume (Year): (1994)
Issue (Month): 33 ()
Pages: 187-202

as in new window
Handle: RePEc:adr:anecst:y:1994:i:33:p:11

Contact details of provider:
Postal: 3, avenue Pierre Larousse, 92245 Malakoff Cedex
Phone: 01.41.17.51.55
Email:
Web page: http://annales.ensae.fr/
More information through EDIRC

Related research

Keywords:

Other versions of this item:

References

No references listed on IDEAS
You can help add them by filling out this form.

Citations

Citations are extracted by the CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.
as in new window

Cited by:
  1. Subal Kumbhakar & Raquel Ortega-Argilés & Lesley Potters & Marco Vivarelli & Peter Voigt, 2012. "Corporate R&D and firm efficiency: evidence from Europe’s top R&D investors," Journal of Productivity Analysis, Springer, Springer, vol. 37(2), pages 125-140, April.
  2. Dicke, Hugo, 1995. "Die Reform des Postwesens in Deutschland," Kiel Discussion Papers, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) 258, Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW).
  3. Massimo Filippini & Martin Koller, 2012. "Cost Efficiency Measurement in Postal Delivery Networks," Quaderni della facoltà di Scienze economiche dell'Università di Lugano, USI Università della Svizzera italiana 1206, USI Università della Svizzera italiana.
  4. repec:hal:journl:halshs-00103116 is not listed on IDEAS
  5. Hofman, Lucile & Plane, Patrick, 2001. "Électricité en Afrique et performance productive," L'Actualité Economique, Société Canadienne de Science Economique, Société Canadienne de Science Economique, vol. 77(3), pages 385-408, septembre.
  6. Dicke, Hugo & Glismann, Hans H. & Horn, Ernst-Jürgen, 1995. "Zur Reform des Postwesens in Deutschland," Kiel Working Papers, Kiel Institute for the World Economy 688, Kiel Institute for the World Economy.
  7. Julien Lévêque & William Roy, 2004. "Quelles avancées permettent les techniques de frontière dans la mesure de l'efficience des exploitants de transport urbain ?," Post-Print, HAL halshs-00091900, HAL.
  8. Achraf TARSIM, 2008. "L’efficience du secteur ferroviaire européen : Analyse stochastique des effets de la réforme et de la qualité des services," CIRIEC Working Papers, CIRIEC - Université de Liège 0809, CIRIEC - Université de Liège.

Lists

This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

Statistics

Access and download statistics

Corrections

When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:adr:anecst:y:1994:i:33:p:11. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Robert Gary-Bobo).

If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.