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Möglichkeiten eines gemeinsam definierten Universaldienst Post und Telekommunikation aus ökonomischer und juristischer Sicht

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  • Urs Trinkner
  • Bernd Holznagel
  • Christian Jaag
  • Helmut Dietl
  • Haller Andreas

Abstract

The study develops a sector-overlapping definition of universal services including the postal and telecommunications sector. In a second step, the financial consequences are modeled.

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  • Urs Trinkner & Bernd Holznagel & Christian Jaag & Helmut Dietl & Haller Andreas, 2012. "Möglichkeiten eines gemeinsam definierten Universaldienst Post und Telekommunikation aus ökonomischer und juristischer Sicht," Studies and Reports, Swiss Economics, pages 1-79, September.
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    2. Matthew H. Robinson & J. P. Klingenberg & Andreas Haller & Urs Trinkner, 2015. "Estimating the Financial Impact of Discontinuing Saturday Delivery of Letters and Flats in the U.S," Topics in Regulatory Economics and Policy, in: Michael A. Crew & Timothy J. Brennan (ed.), Postal and Delivery Innovation in the Digital Economy, edition 127, pages 155-168, Springer.
    3. Urs Trinkner & Andreas Haller, 2014. "Impact of Discontinuance of Saturday Delivery for Letters and Flats," Studies and Reports, Swiss Economics, pages 1-65, February.
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    6. Christian Otter & Christian Watzl & Daniel Schwarz & Pamela Priess, 2017. "Towards sustainable logistics: study of alternative delivery facets," Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Issues, VsI Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Center, vol. 4(4), pages 460-476, June.

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    Keywords

    Universaldienst; Post; Telekommunikation;
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    JEL classification:

    • D47 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure, Pricing, and Design - - - Market Design
    • L50 - Industrial Organization - - Regulation and Industrial Policy - - - General
    • L87 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Postal and Delivery Services
    • L96 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Transportation and Utilities - - - Telecommunications

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