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Table 3 Craigslist entry and online traffic at competing employment websites

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

Sample A panel of employment websites (2005/06–2007/08)
Treatment of national websites National websites compete with Craigslist National websites do not compete with Craigslist
Dependent variable Number of visitors (in 100,000) in a month Number of page views per visitor per visit Number of visitors (in 100,000) in a month Number of page views per visitor per visit
Measure of exposure (1) (2) (3) (4)
Years since Craigslist’s entry −5.597 −19.729 −5.859 −23.586
  (0.340)*** (15.101) (0.357)*** (14.079)*
Number of job ads on Craigslist (in 1000) −0.374 −7.390 −0.274 −6.649
  (0. 008)*** (1.183)*** (0.037)*** (3.343)*
Controls: website FE
Controls: year FE
Controls: website attributes
Controls: market attributes
Mean of dependent variable 11.504 22.072 11.504 22.072
Observations 66 126 66 126
Number of websites 33 63 33 63
  1. Standard errors clustered at the market level in parentheses
  2. *significant at 10 %; **significant at 5 %; ***significant at 1 %