Universal Service Auctions in Liberalized Postal Markets
We analyze whether it makes sense to auction off Universal Service Obligations in postal markets. Based on auction theory, case studies and sector-specific considerations we conclude that auctions will be difficult to implement in the postal sector.
|Date of creation:||May 2009|
|Date of revision:||Jul 2009|
|Publication status:||Published in Heightening Competition in the Postal and Delivery Sector, edited by M.A. Crew and P.R. Kleindorfer. Cheltenham, UK, Edward Elgar, pp. 263-277.|
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