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Cocktail Hour at the Conference on Postal and Delivery Economics

Thrilling, I know, but here’s the fact pattern that drove the discussion anyway: 1. The U.S. government, or organs thereof, commonly preaches free and open markets to the rest of the world. 2. The U.S. market for the delivery of “letter” mail (i.e. excluding packages) is subject to statutory monopolies both for delivery of certain […]