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Consumer preferences and last mile pricing in the postal sector

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  • Beat Friedli
  • Christian Jaag

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  • Daniel Kraehenbuehl
  • Ole Bach Nielsen
  • Søren-Michael Pihl
  • Urs Trinkner

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Abstract

The paper analyzes consumer preferences towards a potential two-part tariff in the postal sector. Based on the empirical results we analyze the welfare effects of a two-part tariff when applied in the Swiss letter market.

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  • Beat Friedli & Christian Jaag & Daniel Kraehenbuehl & Ole Bach Nielsen & Søren-Michael Pihl & Urs Trinkner, 2006. "Consumer preferences and last mile pricing in the postal sector," Working Papers 0004, Swiss Economics, revised Jul 2006.
  • Handle: RePEc:chc:wpaper:0004
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    1. Christian Jaag, 2007. "Liberalization of the Swiss Letter Market and the Viability of Universal Service Obligations," Swiss Journal of Economics and Statistics (SJES), Swiss Society of Economics and Statistics (SSES), vol. 143(III), pages 261-282, September.
    2. Christian Jaag & Urs Trinkner, 2008. "Pricing in Competitive Two-Sided Mail Markets," Chapters,in: Competition and Regulation in the Postal and Delivery Sector, chapter 10 Edward Elgar Publishing.
    3. Jaag Christian, 2013. "Price Regulation and the Financing of Universal Services in Network Industries," Review of Law & Economics, De Gruyter, vol. 9(1), pages 125-150, September.
    4. Christian Jaag & Florian Stahl & Benoit Stroelin, 2011. "Commercial and Regulatory Aspects of Reverse Hybrid Mail," Working Papers 0030, Swiss Economics.

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    Keywords

    Pricing; Two-part tariff; Universal Service; Receiver Pays Principle; Consumer Preferences;

    JEL classification:

    • L87 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Services - - - Postal and Delivery Services

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