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Table 4 Effect of matching variables

From: Platform heterogeneity, platform governance and complementors’ product performance: an empirical study of the mobile application industry

Variable Unmatched Matched
Treated Controls T-stat p> |t| %Bias Treated Controls T-stat p> |t| %Bias
in-app 0.3920 0.2504 6.5700 0.000 30.7000 0.3638 0.3529 0.6100 0.542 2.4000
apps 1.1541 1.2111 −0.9100 0.363 −4.2000 1.1707 1.3467 −3.2100 0.001 −13.1000
type 0.8144 0.9585 −9.1600 0.000 −46.6000 0.8760 0.9024 −2.2700 0.024 −8.6000
downloads 8.2146 6.9914 8.6400 0.000 35.7000 8.254 8.3810 −1.1600 0.247 −3.7000
size 3.1335 2.4609 14.1800 0.000 65.7000 2.9809 3.0013 −0.5700 0.570 −2.0000
languages 1.2546 1.2682 −0.3500 0.724 −1.6000 1.2845 1.3313 −1.4700 0.141 −5.5000
updates 1.0991 1.5251 −11.3300 0.000 −52.6000 1.2067 1.2165 −0.3700 0.715 −1.2000