Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/2440/115263
Type: Working paper
Title: National rules, regional differences? Explaining the regional efficiency of a public monopolist: the case of the German Reichspost
Author: Ploeckl, F.
Publisher: Economic History Society
Issue Date: 2017
Series/Report no.: Economic History Society, Working Paper 17013
Statement of
Responsibility: 
Florian Ploeckl
Abstract: Public monopolies operate with substantial regional differences in their effciency. This paper uses the Reichspost, the German Imperial Postal Service, to investigate what factors explain these differences. Additionally scale effects and the comparative effciency on input and output side are investigated.
Keywords: Productivity; public service; postal service; Germany
Rights: Copyright status unknown
RMID: 0030100151
Published version: http://www.ehs.org.uk/events/assets/Ploeckl%20full%20paper,%202017.pdf
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