E-Commerce Has a Positive Impact on Economic Growth: A Panel Data Analysis for Western Europe
Miltiades N. Georgiou
October 7, 2009
In this paper it will be attempted to show econometrically that electronic commerce (e-commerce) has a positive impact on economic growth at country level, since e-commerce promotes sales (and thus consumption), that in turn improves company performance, thus causing ultimately economic growth. Panel data are taken from Eurostat, cover Western European countries for the period 2003 - 2006 and are elaborated using the Eviews software package.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 12
Keywords: web, internet, e-commerce, SME, marketing, sales promotion, company performance, economic growth
JEL Classification: L86, L25, M3, O47working papers series
Date posted: October 10, 2009
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