TEST WG Mannheim Web Panel (MWP)

Site content by Julian Oliver Dörr and Sebastian Schmidt

This site introduces the Mannheim Web Panel (MWP) – a panel dataset of website contents extracted from corporate websites for a large sample of German companies.
The MWP was developed at the ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research in the Project Business and Economic Research Data Center (BERD@BW).

Why corporate websites?

Company websites pose an important source of economic data used by firms to spread product and service information (related to establishing a public image), to conduct transactions (e-business processes) and to ease opinion sharing (electronic word-of-mouth) (Balzquez & Domenech, 2018). Recent economic studies have used corporate website data to: