Technomics and Society

Erik Brynjolfsson, MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy

Exploring a role for technology to address rising inequality

Erik Brynjolfsson, Director, MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy

Erik Brynjolfsson is the director of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy, a professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management, chairman of the Sloan Management Review and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. His widely cited research examines a variety of aspects of information technology, strategy, productivity, marketing, and employment. He is also a director or advisor for several technology-intensive firms and lectures worldwide on technology and strategy. His books include the New York Times bestseller The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies, co-authored with Andrew McAfee.

Topics

Business Impact
How technology advances are changing the economy and providing new opportunities in many industries.

Connectivity
What it means to be constantly connected with each other and vast sources of information.

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