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Table 6 Alternative measure of exposure to Craigslist

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

Sample Unbalanced panel of employment websites (2005/06–2007/08)
Dependent variable Number of visitors (in 100,000) in a month Number of page views per visitor per visit Fee for a day of job posting ($) Fee for a month of access to CVs ($) Fee for a day of CV posting ($) 1 if discount offered to employers 1 if discount offered to job searchers 1 if bundling of CV access and job posting offered
  (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8)
Specification: national websites compete with Craigslist       
 # of cities with Craigslist’s presence −2.100 −0.001 −0.000 0.247 −0.000 0.000 −0.000 0.000
  (0.050)*** (0.217) (0.001) (0.692) (0.000) (0.000) (0.000) (0.000)
Specification: national websites do not compete with Craigslist      
 # of cities with Craigslist’s presence −8.683 −7.398 0.067 7.583 0.000 0.152 0.003 −0.037
  (0.066)*** (3.598)* (0.158) (31.174) (0.001) (0.135) (0.004) (0.047)
Controls: website FE
Controls: year FE
Controls: website attributes
Controls: market attributes
Mean of dependent variable 11.504 22.072 3.363 263.992 0.003 0.440 0.027 0.314
Observations 66 126 180 82 184 116 188 188
Number of websites 33 63 90 41 92 58 94 94
  1. Standard errors clustered at the market level in parentheses
  2. *significant at 10 %; **significant at 5 %; ***significant at 1 %