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Table 1 Summary statistics

From: The impact of Craigslist’s entry on competing employment websites

Sample: A panel of employment websites (2005/06–2007/08)
  Mean SD
Website-level attributes   
 # of visitors (in 100,000) in a month 10.816 28.630
 # of page views per visit 19.634 54.645
 Job posting fee per day of posting 3.617 2.909
 CV posting fee per day of posting 0.003 0.020
 CV access fee per month of access 266.069 300.079
 Free access to CVs with purchase of job ad 0.251 0.434
 Discount offered to employers 0.419 0.495
 Discount offered to job searchers 0.019 0.139
 Age of website 7.245 2.893
 Receipt of Weddle’s choice award 0.027 0.164
 General website 0.018 0.135
 # of job categories on website 2.429 1.138
 # of CV categories on website 1.594 1.218
 National website 0.649 0.478
 Career info offered 0.931 0.253
 Match notification offered 0.800 0.401
 # of job postings 41,275 174,635
 # of CV postings 361,729 1,398,824
Market-level attributes   
 Residents with internet access (in %) 67.934 2.513
 Log population 18.327 1.718
 Population density 162.073 186.704
 Residents with college degree (in %) 27.958 2.534
 Employment in information sector (in %) 2.266 0.355
 Unemployment rate 4.872 0.447
 Job creation rate 15.730 1.113
Craigslist exposure   
 Job postings on Craigslist (in 1000)a 909.443 839.953
 Job postings on Craigslist (in 1000)b 5.743 13.434
 Years of Craigslist’s presencea 8.349 2.933
 Years of Craigslist’s presenceb 1.560 2.828
  1. aNational websites compete with Craigslist
  2. bNational websites do not compete with Craigslist