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Erik Brynjolfsson

 

 

 

Erik Brynjolfsson is the Schussel Family Professor at the  MIT Sloan School of Management , Director of the MIT Center for Digital Business, Chair of the MIT Sloan Management Review , and the Editor of the Information Systems Network . His research and teaching focuses on how businesses can effectively use information technology (IT) in general and the Internet in particular.

Recent Papers and Books
2013 Erik Brynjolfsson and Paul Milgrom “Complementarity in Organizations" in The Handbook for Organization Economics, eds. Robert Gibbons and John Roberts (Princeton University Press, 2013).
Summer-13 Brynjolfsson,  E, Hu, Y J, and Rahman, M. “Competing in the Age of Omnichannel RetailingMIT Sloan Management Review, Summer, 2013.
Jan-13 Nicholas Bloom, Erik Brynjolfsson, Lucia Foster, Ron Jarmin, Itay Saporta-Eksten, and John Van Reenen, "Management in America" (January 2013).
Oct-12 Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson, "Big Data: The Management Revolution" Harvard Business Review, (October 2012).
Mar-12 Sinan Aral, Erik Brynjolfsson, and Marshall W. Van Alstyne, "Information, Technology, and Information Worker Productivity" Information Systems Research, (March, 2012).
Mar-12 Sinan Aral, Erik Brynjolfsson, and Lynn Wu, "Three-Way Complementarities: Performance Pay, Human Resource Analytics, and Information Technology" Management Science, (March, 2012).
Feb-12 Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee, "Thriving in the Automated Economy" The Futurist, March-April, 2012.
Jan-12 Tambe, Prasana, Lorin Hitt, and Erik Brynjolfsson "The Extroverted Firm: How External Information Practices Affect Innovation and Productivity" Management Science. (January 2012).
Jan-12 Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee, "Winning the Race with Ever-Smarter Machines" MIT Sloan Management Review, Winter, 2012.
Nov-11 Brynjolfsson, Erik and Andrew McAfee. Race Against the Machine. Lexington: Digital Frontier Press, 2011.
Nov-11 Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee, "The Big Data Boom is the Innovation Story of Our Time" The Atlantic. (November 2011).
Oct-11 Brynjolfsson, Erik, and McAfee, Andrew "Why Workers Are Losing the War Against Machines" The Atlantic. October, 2011.
Oct-11 Brynjolfsson, Erik, and McAfee, Andrew "Why the Massive Wealth of the 1% Could Ruin the Economy" The Atlantic. October, 2011.
Oct-11 Brynjolfsson, Erik, and McAfee, Andrew "Where Human Workers Can Still Beat Robots (at Least for Now)" The Atlantic. October, 2011.
Apr-11 Erik Brynjolfsson, Lorin Hitt, Heekyung Kim, Strength in Numbers: How Does Data-Driven Decision Making Affect Firm Performance?, (April 2011).
Dec-10 Brynjolfsson, Erik, Yu (Jeffrey) Hu, and Michael D. Smith "Research Commentary - Long Tails vs. Superstars: The Effect of Information Technology on Product Variety and Sales Concentration Patterns" Information Systerms Research. (December 2010).
May-10 Erik Brynjolfsson, Paul Hofmann, John Jordan, Cloud Computing and Electricity: Beyond the Utility Model, Communications of the ACM, Vol. 53, No. 5, pp. 32-34 (May 2010).
Nov-09 Brynjolfsson, Erik, Astrid A. Dick, and Michael D. Smith (2009) “A Nearly Perfect Market? Differentiation vs. Price in Consumer ChoiceQuantitative Marketing and Economics, November 2009.
Oct-09

Brynjolfsson, Erik and Saunders, Adam Wired for Innovation: How Information Technology is Reshaping the Economy, MIT Press (book) (October, 2009, In Press)

Sep-09 Brynjolfsson, Erik and Saunders, Adam "What the GDP Gets Wrong (Why Managers Should Care)" MIT Sloan Management Review (September, 2009)
Aug-09 Brynjolfsson, Erik and Schrage, Michael "The New, Faster Face of Innovation: Thanks to Technology, Change Has Never Been So Easy-or So Cheap" Wall Street Journal and Sloan Management Review (August, 2009)
Aug-09 Brynjolfsson, Erik, Hu, Yu (Jeffrey) and Rahman, Mohammad "Battle of the Retail Channels: How Product Selection and Geography Drive Cross-channel Competition", Management Science, In Press.
Jul-08 McAfee, Andrew  and  Brynjolfsson, Erik "Investing in the IT That Makes a Competitive Difference" Harvard Business Review, (July-August, 2008) German version can be found here.
Jul-08 Simester, Duncan, Hu, Yu (Jeffrey), Brynjolfsson, Erik and Anderson, Eric, "Dynamics of Retail Advertising: Evidence from a Field Experiment" Economic Inquiry, (Forthcoming 2008) [Click here for abstract and Working Paper version]
Apr-07
McAfee, Andrew and Brynjolfsson, Erik "Dog Eat Dog:  Industries that Buy a lot of technology are becoming as cutthroat as those that produce technology"  Wall Street Journal and Sloan Management Review, (April, 2007)
Apr-07
Brynjolfsson, Erik and McAfee, Andrew, "Beyond Enterprise 2.0"(Interview) Sloan Management Review, (Spring, 2007).
Dec-06
Brynjolfsson, Erik, Hu, Yu Jeffrey and Simester, Duncan, "Goodbye Pareto Principle, Hello Long Tail: The Effect of Search Costs on the Concentration of Product Sales" MIT Center for Digital Business Working Paper, (December 2006). [Click here for the abstract and Working Paper version]
Oct-06
Aral, Sinan, Brynjolfsson, Erik and Van Alstyne, Marshall W., Information, Technology and Information Worker Productivity: Task Level Evidence , MIT Center for Digital Business Working Paper, (October, 2006)."Best Paper Award, International Conference on Information Systems, 2006".
Oct-06
Aral, Sinan, Brynjolfsson, Erik and Wu, D.J., Which Came First, IT or Productivity? The Virtuous Cycle of Investment and Use in Enterprise Systems , MIT Center for Digital Business Working Paper, (October, 2006).
Jul-06
Brynjolfsson, Erik, Hu, Yu "Jeffrey" and Smith, Michael D., From Niches to Riches: Anatomy of the Long Tail, MIT Sloan Management Review, (Summer 2006).
Jun-06
Brynjolfsson, Erik and Zhang, Xiaoquan "Michael", Innovation Incentives for Information Goods, Innovation Policy and the Economy, Vol. 7, pp. 99-123, 2006.
May-06
Brynjolfsson, Erik, “Streamlined distribution and price transparency thru e-commerce” (consulting project)   [click here for a landscape lighting portal using e-commerce to change lighting distribution], (May, 2006).  
Dec-05
Simester, Duncan, Hu, Yu (Jeffrey), Brynjolfsson, Erik and Anderson, Eric, "Does Current Advertising Cause Future Sales? Evidence from the Direct Mail Industry" (December 2005). [Click here for the abstract and Working Paper version]
Jun-05
Van Alstyne, Marshall and Erik Brynjolfsson (2005) "Global Village or Cyberbalkans: Modeling and Measuring the Integration of Electronic Communities", Management Science, Vol. 51, No. 6 pp. 851-868.
May-05 Brynjolfsson, Erik "Seven Pillars of Productivity" Optimize, May 05.

See Prof. Brynjolfsson's SSRN page for additional papers

 

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