Economies of scale, density and scope in Swiss Post’s Mail Delivery
AbstractBased on a cross-section data set of 2004 reflecting Swiss Post’s delivery cost we estimate its cost function and derive measures of economies of scale, density and scope.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Swiss Economics in its series Working Papers with number 0005.
Length: 12 pages
Date of creation: May 2006
Date of revision: Jul 2006
Publication status: Published in Liberalization of the Postal and Delivery Sector, edited by M. A. Crew and P. R. Kleindorfer. Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar, 91-101
Economies of scale; economies of scope; economies of density;
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