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Erik Brynjolfsson

Expert in the economic impact of technology

Fee Range: VI. Fee on request
Languages: English

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Erik Brynjolfsson examines the effects of information technologies on business strategy, productivity and performance, digital commerce and intangible assets. 

He is the Jerry YAng and Akiko Yamazaki Professor and Senior Fellow at the Stanford Institute for Human -Centered AI (HAI) and Director of the Standford Digital Economy Lab. He is also the Ralph Landau Senior Fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, Professor by Courtesy at the Stanford Graduate School of Business and Stanford Department of Economis and a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research.

He holds Bachelors and Masters degrees from Harvard University in applied mathematics and decision sciences and a PhD from MIT in managerial economics.

He is the author of nine books including, with co-author Andrew McAfee, best-seller The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies, and Machine, Platform, Crowd: Harnessing Our Digital FutureWhat he offers you

Prof. Brynjolfsson”s research and teaching focuses on how businesses can effectively use information technology (IT) in general and the Internet in particular. His recent research examines intangible assets, information worker productivity, the Long Tail in digital goods, and business process replication. He lectures and consults worldwide on Internet strategy, pricing models and intangible assets to audiences interested in the business and economics of information technology.


  • Machine, Platform, Crowd: Harnessing our Digital Future

  • The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies

  • Big Data and Data Driven Decision Making

  • Competing in the Age of Omnichannel Retailing

  • Using IT to Drive Innovation

  • Productivity and Employment in the Digital Economy

  • Internet Commerce and Competition: The Long Tail

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