—China’s economy has emerged as one of the largest
economies in the world. Meanwhile, e-business is playing an
increasingly important role in China’s economic system. This
paper attempts to evaluate the e-business’s impact on China’s
economy by empirically analyzing the relationship between
China’s GDP and some statistical data related to Internet
penetration. National and provincial analyses are made and the
results support that China’s economy is influenced by Internet
—E-business, internet penetration, regression,
B. Li is with the School of Economics and Business Administration,
Shanxi University, Taiyuan, CO 030006, P.R.China (e-mail: libingsxu@
X. X. Zhang and H. Gao are also with Shanxi University.
Cite:Bing Li, Xiaoxia Zhang, and Haiyan Gao, "Exploring Internet Penetration Effects on China’s Economy," International Journal of Trade, Economics and Finance vol.3, no.6, pp. 404-411, 2012.