Pricing the last mile in the postal sector
AbstractTraditionally, pricing of postal services was fully sender based. We analyze a potential alternative consisting of a two-part tariff where the sender is charged reduced postage while the recipient is charged a yearly fixed fee.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Swiss Economics in its series Working Papers with number 0003.
Length: 16 pages
Date of creation: Jul 2005
Date of revision: Dec 2005
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, 249-266
Pricing; Two-part tariff; Universal Service; Receiver Pays Principle;
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- L87 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Postal and Delivery Services
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