Compensating the Net Cost of Universal Postal Services
This paper analyzes the net cost of universal service obligations in the postal sector after full liberalization and the potential burden they represent for the universal service provider. It considers various interpretations of what an ‚unfair burden. might be and discusses the competitive impact of corresponding compensation scenarios by means of a stylized theoretical model with endogenous entry and coverage decisions.
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- Jaag Christian, 2011.
"Entry Deterrence and the Calculation of the Net Cost of Universal Service Obligations,"
Review of Network Economics,
De Gruyter, vol. 10(1), pages 1-19, March.
- Christian Jaag, 2010. "Entry Deterrence and the Calculation of the Net Cost of Universal Service Obligations," Working Papers 0020, Swiss Economics.
- Christian Jaag & Martin Koller & Urs Trinkner, 2008.
"Calculating the Cost of the Universal Service Obligation: The Need for a Global Approach,"
0010, Swiss Economics, revised Jul 2008.
- Christian Jaag & Martin Koller & Urs Trinkner, 2009. "Calculating the Cost of the Universal Service Obligation: The Need for a Global Approach," Chapters, in: Progress in the Competitive Agenda in the Postal and Delivery Sector, chapter 8 Edward Elgar.
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