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Electronic Substitution and Postal Price Elasticities

A Customer Market Approach

Published in: Reforming the Postal Sector in the Face of Electronic Competition. Advances in Regulatory Economics (Cheltenham, United Kingdom : Edward Elgar, 2013), Chapter 16, p. 226-240

Posted on on January 01, 2013

by Leticia Veruete-McKay, Robert Sheldon, Peter Burge, Alison Lawrence

Advances in technology are blurring the boundary between the delivery of communication via physical and electronic means. In an increasingly technology-focused world, demand for traditional postal services is steadily shrinking.

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