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Episode 60 - US postal regulation, monopoly, and privatisation

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Episode 60 - US postal regulation, monopoly, and privatisation

Ian Kerr

Two fantastic guests this week. First up, Dr Ramesh Ratan, President and CEO of Bell and Howell.  We talk about:

  • The background to Universal Service Obligation in the USA
  • The USO, postal monopoly, and telecommunications services
  • The evolving postal USO
  • What breaking up the US Postal Service’s monopoly could mean, and how it could create value
  • Privatisation

Then it's David Williams, former USPS Inspector General, now Distinguished Professor at George Mason University.  We discuss:

  • The background to the mailbox monopoly, and security of the mail
  • The social role of mail, and the postal network as infrastructure
  • The likelihood of postal privatisation
  • Provision of government services via the post

Interviews recorded at PostalVision2020 7.0.

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Photo of Dr Ramesh Ratan, the Hon Robert Taub (Postal Regulatory Commission) and David Williams by Blue House Productions. Taken at PostalVision2020 7.0