This study tries to develop a new type of consumer prices index by utilizing price and quantity data of food items collected daily from online grocery stores via web-scrapping, E-CPI. The E-CPI introduced in this study is developed by weighing prices by quantity sold collected for...
This study conducts analysis of online grocery markets by exploiting Web scraping and examines advantages and limitations of Web scraping for online market studies. On one hand, findings report that daily price variation appropriately reflects actual aspects of market situation, price...
AfflicationDepartment of Agricultural Economics & Center for Food Demand Analysis and Sustainability, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, USA
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Sales-Weighted Online Agricultural Commodity Price Index: Using Sales and Price Data web-scraped from Online Grocery Stores in South Korea
What does Web-Scraping Tell us about Online Grocery Markets? A Case Study in South Korea