The effect of geographical distance on online transactions: Evidence from the Netherlands
The rise of online trade alters the role of distance between (potential) buyers and sellers. We use data from eBay subsidiary Marktplaats.nl, one of the largest online trading platforms in the Netherlands, to estimate how distance affects the probability of a transaction between small geographical regions.
CPB Discussion Paper 362 | 3 October 2017
28 pages | pdf document, 2.1 MB