Pricing in competitive two-sided mail markets
AbstractThe paper analyzes optimal pricing strategies in liberalized two-sided mail markets. Our results tell a cautionary tale with respect to applying two-part tariffs in postal markets, especially for delivery into P.O. box es.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Swiss Economics in its series Working Papers with number 0007.
Length: 17 pages
Date of creation: May 2007
Date of revision: Jul 2007
Publication status: Published in Competition and Regulation in the Postal and Delivery Sector, edited by M. A. Crew and P. R. Kleindorfer. Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA, USA: Edward Elgar, pp. 136 - 149.
two-sided markets; pricing; two-part tariffs; P.O. box;
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