Measuring the internet economy in The Netherlands

7-10-2016 15:30
This research, a three-way partnership between Statistics Netherlands, Google and Dataprovider, is the first to combine big data with regular statistics to study the Dutch internet economy.
This research, a three-way partnership between Statistics Netherlands, Google and Dataprovider, is the first to combine big data with regular statistics to study the Dutch internet economy. As part of this research, a new set of operational definitions was developed to describe the way businesses use the internet and a sophisticated matching algorithm resulted in a comprehensive set of Dutch businesses and their websites, suitable for extensive further analysis.