Scale Economies and Natural Monopoly in the Postal Delivery: Comparison Between Parametric and Non Parametric Specifications
AbstractThis paper synthesize different econometric models of the postal delivery, estimated using a french data set. These models explain the demand of labor (representing the essential part of the cost) by a vector of outputs (different types of delivered objects) and by geographical characteristics of the office. The data are constructed by a cros-section sample in the set of offices in France and there is no observable variation in the sample of the price of the labor.
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Length: 20 pages
Date of creation: 1996
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- Cazals, Catherine & Florens, Jean-Pierre & Rouzaud, Séverine & de Rycke, Marc, 1996. "Scale Economies and Natural Monopoly in the Postal Delivery : Comparison between Parametric and Non Parametric Specifications," IDEI Working Papers 58, Institut d'Économie Industrielle (IDEI), Toulouse.
- C51 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Econometric Modeling - - - Model Construction and Estimation
- J21 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Labor Force and Employment, Size, and Structure
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- Cazals, Catherine & Fève, Frédérique & Florens, Jean-Pierre & Roy, Bernard, 2004. "Delivery Costs II: Back to Parametric Models," IDEI Working Papers 286, Institut d'Économie Industrielle (IDEI), Toulouse.
- Kruse, Jörn & Liebe, Andreas, 2005. "Netzzugang und Wettbewerb bei Briefdiensten," HWWA Reports 257, Hamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWA).
- Boldron, François & Fève, Frédérique & Florens, Jean-Pierre & Panet-Amaro, C. & Valognes, C., 2010. "Econometric Models and the Evolution of Post-Offices Network," TSE Working Papers 10-180, Toulouse School of Economics (TSE).
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