Forecasting E-Substitution and Mail Demand
AbstractBased on historical data from 1980 to 2004 the paper analyzes the main drivers of mail demand and the impact of e-substitution by using time-series techniques. We find strong evidence for e-substitution. In the second part of the paper we provide forecasts for future mail volumes.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Swiss Economics in its series Working Papers with number 0002.
Length: 14 pages
Date of creation: Jul 2005
Date of revision: Jul 2006
Publication status: Published in Progress towards Liberalization of the Postal and Delivery Sector, edited by M. A. Crew and P. R. Kleindorfer, New York: Springer, 267-280
Regulation; Liberalization; Universal Service; Worksharing;
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