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  • Results Of Surveys
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    General Local Survey May 2002 Methodology The General Local Survey was sent to 1107 residents of the taken from the most up-to-date electoral register on the 28th May 2002. After 3 weeks, in order to improve the response rate, a second copy of the questionnaire was sent to all those who had still not replied. Response rate 1107 questionnaires were sent out. 1 was returned defaced, and 21 were returned by the postal service, which gives a sample size of 1085. Response rates were as follows: Numbe...
  • Postal Services Profits
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    The Postal Service has been a government agency since 1775, and since 1872 it has been illegal for anyone but government employees to deliver a letter. Because of this and many other reasons, the USPS is a prevalent example of a government-controlled monopoly. The United States Postal Service is the largest postal service in the world. With over 800,000 employees (778,171 being part-time lobbyists), it is the USs largest employer. In the past few years, the Postal Services profits have risen and...
  • Stamp Collector
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    Postmaster General John Wanamaker stirred up quite a commotion back in 1893 when he issued the nation's first commemorative postage stamps. He was rebuked by a congressional joint resolution that protested the "unnecessary" stamps. Wanamaker, an astute businessman, defended his actions by saying that the commemorative stamps could become moneymakers. Little did he know the impact commemorative stamps would have on the American culture in future years. Stamp Collecting has become the most popular...
  • Postal Service
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    On July 26, 1775, members of the Second Continental Congress held a meeting in Philadelphia and they had all agreed that a Postmaster General should be appointed for the United States. That statement signaled the birth of the Post Office Department, which is now the second oldest department or agency of the United States. In this term paper I will discuss from the history to the funding path of the United States Postal Service (USPS). After Benjamin Franklin had came back from his trip to Englan...
  • Mail The Postal Service
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    Monopoly of the Postal Service In the United States economy most markets can be classified into four different markets structures. But, each and every market in the United States is completely unique from the others. Generally the best type of market structure for the general public is perfect competition because it creates the lowest possible price for the public. There are some exceptions were perfect competition isn't the best choice for the public on account of various reasons. The United St...
  • Kind Of Certified E Mail Service
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    United States Postal Service Thinking Outside The Mailbox This paper will analyze the constraints and opportunities facing the United States Postal Service since development of the email-to-paper system. "The Post Office predicts that in 2003, first-class mail, a $35 billion business and its top revenue-producing service, will begin an unprecedented decline at the hands of booming e-mail and on-line billing services. Under its own online bill system, the Postal Service charges customers $6 per m...
  • Privatization Of The Postal Service
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    Introduction 1 In microeconomics, we study the four different market models that exist today, and the various affects each of these markets has on the United States economy as a whole, as well as individual types of business. The four market models are Pure Competition, Monopolistic Competition, Oligopoly, and Pure Monopoly. Generally, Pure Competition, also called Perfect Competition, is in the best interest of the public. In a Perfect Competition Market, there are a large number of firms prese...

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