James I. Campbell Jr.
Email: jcampbell@jcampbell.com.  Biography: PDF, Word.




Published articles and chapters of books.



Books authored or edited.



Unpublished papers and other materials.



Selected presentations.



Reports with substantial contributions.



Selected inaccessible materials on postal policy and postal history (not by J. Campbell).

Special Topics

Last update


Dec 2016


Universal Postal Union. Major acts and decisions of the UPU Congresses in Doha (2012) and Istanbul (2016).

Dec 2016

UPU terminal dues. Revised. An overview of the fees that post offices charge each for delivery of most international mail, including small packages up to 2 kg (4.4 lbs.). Includes text of UPU terminal agreements for 2014-2017 and 2018-2021 (proposed).

Dec 2016




UPU terminal dues: estimating  economic distortions. An explanation of how to estimate the distortions implied by the UPU terminal dues system over the 2014-2017 and 2018-2021. A full copy of the author's model for calculating these distortions is provided, and the results of the model under three scenarios are summarized.

Aug 2016


Postal Accountability and Enhancement Act of 2006: Legislative history.

Feb 2016


U.S. participation in the UPU. Role of Department of State. IPODS Committee.

Recent Additions

Jan 2015

"A Quantifying the Distortive Effects of UPU Terminal Dues." In The Future of the Postal Sector in a Digital World, eds. Michael Crew and Timothy J. Brennan. New York: Springer, 2016.

Mar 2015


Terminal Dues 101.  PostalVision 2020/5.0 The Ritz Carlton, Pentagon City, Virginia, March 10-11, 2015.

Feb 2015


Customs and Security: Where Does the UPU Fit In? Triangle World Mail & Express Americas 2015, 24-26 February 2015, Miami, U.S.A.

Feb 2015


American Perspectives for the 2016 Istanbul Congress of the UPU. 15th Königswinter Seminar on Postal Economics: Postal regulation and delivery markets in transition, 9-11 February 2015, Hirschburg, Königswinter, Germany.