Erik Brynjolfsson

Schussel Family Professor of Management Science
Professor of Information Technology
Director, The MIT Center for Digital Business

Biography | Selected Publications

“The Future of Prediction: How Google Searches Foreshadow Housing Prices and Sales.” ​Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Lynn Wu. In Goldfarb, Ari, Shane M. Greenstein, Catherine M. Tucker (eds.), Economic Analysis of the Digital Economy, University of Chicago Press. Forthcoming.

“Racing With and Against the Machine: Changes in Occupation Skill Composition in an Era of Rapid Technological Advance.” ​Brynjolfsson, Erik, George Westerman, Frank MacCrory, and Yousef Alhammadi. Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems, Auckland, New Zealand. December, 2014.

“New World Order." ​Brynjolfsson, Erik, Andrew McAfee, and Michael Spence (July/August 2014). Foreign Affairs.

“Will Your Job Disappear?” ​Brynjolfsson, Erik, Andrew McAfee, and James Manyika (April 2014) New Perspectives Quarterly, 31(2). 

“The Dawn of the Age of Artificial Intelligence.” Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Andrew McAfee. The Atlantic, February 14, 2014.

Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Andrew McAfee. The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies. W.W. Norton, January 2014.

“Crowd-Squared: Amplifying the Predictive Power of Large-Scale Crowd-Based Data.” ​Brynjolfsson, Erik, Tomer Geva, and Shachar Reichman. Proceedings of the Workshop on Information Systems and Economics, Milan, Italy. December, 2013.

“User Investment and Firm Value: Case of Internet Firms.” Brynjolfsson, Erik,, Seon Tae Kim, and JooHee Oh. Proceedings of the Workshop on Information Systems and Economics, Milan, Italy. December 2013.

"Management in America." Bloom, Nicholas, Erik Brynjolfsson, Lucia Foster, Ron S. Jarmin, Itay Saporta-Eksten, and John Van Reenen (January 2013). US Census Bureau Center for Economic Studies.

“Competing in the Age of Omnichannel Retailing.” Brynjolfsson, Erik, Yu Jeffrey Hu, and Mohammad S. Rahman. MIT Sloan Management Review, Summer, 2013

"The Great Decoupling." Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Andrew McAfee (Winter 2013). New Perspectives Quarterly, 30(1): 61–63.

“The Attention Economy: Measuring the Value of Free Digital Services on the Internet.” ​Brynjolfsson, Erik, and JooHee Oh. Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems. Orlando, Florida. December, 2012.

"Big Data: The Management Revolution." ​McAfee, Andrew, and Erik Brynjolfsson. Harvard Business Review, September 26, 2012. Web.  (2012)

“Three-Way Complementarities: Performance Pay, HR Analytics and Information Technology.” ​Aral, Sinan, Erik Brynjolfsson, and Lynn Wu (May 2012). Management Science, 58(5): 843-859. 

"Thriving in the Automated Economy." ​Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Andrew McAfee. The Futurist, March-April, 2012.

“The Extroverted Firm: How External Information Practices Affect Innovation and Productivity.” Tambe, Prasanna B., Lorin M. Hitt, and Erik Brynjolfsson (January 2012). Management Science, 58(5): 1110-1446.

“Complementarity in Organizations.” Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Paul Milgrom. In Gibbons, Roberts, and John Roberts (eds.), The Handbook of Organizational Economics, Princeton University Press. 2012. 

“Information, Technology and Information Worker Productivity.” Aral, Sinan, Erik Brynjolfsson, and Marshall Van Alstyne (2012). Information Systems Research, 23(3 pt. 2): 849-867.  (2012)

“Winning the Race With Ever-Smarter Machines.” Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Andrew McAfee. MIT Sloan Management Review, December 21, 2011.

“The Big Data Boom Is the Innovation Story of Our Time.” ​Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Andrew McAfee. The Atlantic, November 21, 2011.

Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Andrew McAfee. Race Against the Machine: How the Digital Revolution is Driving Productivity, Accelerating Innovation, and Irreversibly Changing Employment and the Economy. Digital Frontier Press, October, 2011. 

"Goodbye Pareto Principle, Hello Long Tail: The Effect of Internet Commerce on the Concentration of Product Sales." Brynjolfsson, Erik, Yu (Jeffrey) Hu and Duncan Simester (2011). Management Science, 57(8): 1373-1387. (2011)

"Strength in Numbers: How does data-driven decision-making affect firm performance?" ​Brynjolfsson, Erik, Lorin M. Hitt, and Heekyung Kim. Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems. Shanghai, China. 2011. 

Strength in Numbers: How does data-driven decision-making affect firm performance? (2011)

The Price and Quantity of ITRelated Intangible Capital (2011)

"The Price and Quantity of IT-Related Intangible Capital." ​Tambe, Prasanna B., Lorin M. Hitt, and Erik Brynjolfsson. Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems. Shanghai, China. 2011.

“A Nearly Perfect Market? Differentiation vs. Price in Consumer Choice.” Brynjolfsson, Erik, Astrid A. Dick, and Michael D. Smith (November 2010). Quantitative Marketing and Economics, 8: 1-33. 

“Cloud Computing and Electricity: Beyond the Utility Model.” Brynjolfsson, Erik, Paul Hofmann, and John Jordan (2010). Communications of the ACM, 53(5): Pages 32-34. (2010)

Cloud Computing and Electricity: Beyond the Utility Model Communications of the ACM (2010)

“Long Tails vs. Superstars: The Effect of Information Technology on Product Variety and Sales Concentration Patterns.” Brynjolfsson, Erik, Yu (Jeffrey) Hu, and Michael D. Smith (2010). Information Systems Research, 21(4): 736-747. (2010)

"What the GDP Gets Wrong (Why Managers Should Care)." Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Adam Saunders. MIT Sloan Management Review, September, 2009.

Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Adam Saunders. Wired for Innovation: How Information Technology is Reshaping the Economy. MIT Press. September, 2009. 

"The New, Faster Face of Innovation: Thanks to Technology, Change Has Never Been So Easy-or So Cheap." Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Michael Schrage. The Wall Street Journal, August 2009. 

Dynamics of Retail Advertising: Evidence from a Field Experiment." Simester, Duncan, Yu (Jeffrey) Hu, Erik Brynjolfsson, and Eric Anderson (July 2009). Economic Inquiry, 47(3), 482-499.

"Battle of the Retail Channels: How Product Selection and Geography Drive Cross-channel Competition." Brynjolfsson, Erik, Yu Jeffrey Hu, and Mohammad Rahman (November 2009). Management Science, 55(11): 1755-1765.

CEO Compensation and Information Technology (2009)

“CEO Compensation and Information Technology.” ​Kim, Heekyung, and Erik Brynjolfsson. Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems, Phoenix, Arizona. 2009.

"Testing Three-Way Complementarities: Incentives, Monitoring and Information Technology." ​Aral, Sinan, Erik Brynjolfsson, and Lynn Wu. Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems, Phoenix, Arizona. 2009.

Testing Three-Way Complementarities: Incentives, Monitoring and Information Technology (2009)

The Future of Prediction: How Google Searches Foreshadow Housing Prices and Sales (2009)

"The Future of Prediction: How Google Searches Foreshadow Housing Prices and Sales." Wu, Lynn, and Erik Brynjolfsson. Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems, Phoenix, Arizona. 2009.

"Mining Face to Face Interaction Networks Using Sociometric Badges: Evidence Predicting Productivity in IT Configuration." Wu, Lynn, Ben Waber, Sinan Aral, Erik Brynjolfsson, and Sandy Pentland. International Conference on Information Systems, Paris, France. December, 2008.

“The Extroverted Firm: How External Information Practices Affect Productivity.” ​Tambe, Prasanna B., Lorin M. Hitt, and Erik Brynjolfsson. International Conference on Information Systems, Paris, France. December, 2008.

"Investing in the IT That Makes a Competitive Difference." McAfee, Andrew, and Erik Brynjolfsson. Harvard Business Review, July-August, 2008.

"Mining Face to Face Interaction Networks Using Sociometric Badges: Evidence Predicting Productivity in IT Configuration." ​Wu, Lynn, Ben Waber, Sinan Aral, Erik Brynjolfsson, and Sandy Pentland. International Workshop and Conference on Network Science. Norwich, United Kingdom. June, 2008. 

Mining Face to Face Interaction Networks Using Sociometric Badges: Evidence Predicting Productivity in IT Configuration (2008)

Mining Face to Face Interaction Networks Using Sociometric Badges: Evidence Predicting Productivity in IT Configuration (2008)

"Mining Face to Face Interaction Networks Using Sociometric Badges: Evidence Predicting Productivity in IT Configuration." ​Wu, Lynn, Ben Waber, Sinan Aral, Erik Brynjolfsson, and Sandy Pentland. Winter IS Conference. 2008. 

“Social Networks, Social Computing and Knowledge Management.” Verrill, David, Sinan Aral, Erik Brynjolfsson, and Marshall van Alstyne. In Warren, Paul, John Davies, and David Brown (Eds.), ICT Futures: Delivering Pervasive, Real-time and Secure Services, John Wiley and Sons, 2008.

“Productivity Effects of Information Diffusion in Email Networks." ​Aral, Sinan, Erik Brynjolfsson, and Marshall Van Alstyne. International Conference on Information Systems. December 2007.

“Seeking a Spam Solution.” ​Koomey, Jonathan, Marshall Van Alstyne, Erik Brynjolfsson. E-Week, October 8, 2007.

“You’ve Got Spam.” Koomey, Jonathan, Marshall Van Alstyne, Erik Brynjolfsson. Wall Street Journal, September 6, 2007.

“Dog Eat Dog.” Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Andrew McAfee. Wall Street Journal, April 28, 2007. 

Productivity Effects of Information Diffusion in Email Networks (2007)

Productivity Effects of Information Diffusion in Networks (2007)

“The Future of the Web: Beyond Enterprise 2.0.” Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Andrew McAfee (2007).  MIT Sloan Management Review, 48(3): 49-55.  (2007)

“Information Technology and Information Worker Productivity: Task Level Evidence.” ​Aral, Sinan, Erik Brynjolfsson, and Marshall Van Alstyne. Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems. December 2006.

“Which Came First, IT or Productivity? The Virtuous Cycle of Investment and Use in Enterprise Systems.” ​Aral, Sinan, Erik Brynjolfsson, and D.J. Wu. Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems. December 2006.

“Proving the Impact of Digital Business.” Brynjolfsson, Erik (August 2006). Optimize, #58.

“From Niches to Riches: Anatomy of the Long Tail.” Brynjolfsson, Erik, Yu Jeffrey Hu, and Michael D. Smith (Summer 2006). Sloan Management Review, 47(4): 67-71.

“VII Pillars of Productivity.” Brynjolfsson, Erik, (May 2005). Optimize, 43.

Global Village or Cyberbalkans: Modeling and Measuring the Integration of Electronic Communities (2005)

“Intangible but not Unmeasurable: Some Thoughts on the Measurement and Magnitude of Intangible Assets.” Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Lorin Hitt. In Corrado, Carol, John Haltiwanger, and Daniel Sichel (eds.), Measuring Capital in the New Economy, NBER, University of Chicago Press (2005) (2005)

“A Mechanism for Providing Innovation Incentives for Digital Goods." ​Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Michael Zhang. Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems, Washington D.C. December 2004.

“IT Pushes Productivity: The Process Factor.” ​Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Paul Hofmann (September 2004). SAP Info September, 17, 2004.

Brynjolfsson, Erik. Intangible Assets. Tuttle-Mori/CSK Corp., Tokyo, Japan, May 2004. 

“Intangible Assets and the Economic Impact of Computers” Brynjolfsson, Erik and Lorin M. Hitt (2004). In Dutton, William, Brian Kahin, Ramon O'Callaghan, and Andrew Wyckoff (eds.) Transforming Enterprise, MIT Press. (2004)

"Consumer Surplus in the Digital Economy: Estimating the Value of Increased Product Variety at Online Booksellers." Brynjolfsson, Erik, Michael D. Smith, and Yu Jeffrey Hu (November 2003). Management Science, 49(11): 1580-1596.

“The IT Productivity Gap.” ​Brynjolfsson, Erik (July 2003). Optimize Magazine, #21.

"Computing Productivity: Firm-level Evidence." Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Lorin M. Hitt (2003). Review of Economics and Statistics, 84(4): 793-808.  (2003)

“Forward” Brynjolfsson, Erik. In Lutchen, Mark. Managing IT as a Business: A Survival Guide for the CEO. Fall 2003.

"Information Technology, Workplace Organization, and the Demand for Skilled Labor: Firm-Level Evidence.” Bresnahan, Thomas F., Erik Brynjolfsson, and Lorin M. Hitt (February 2002). Quarterly Journal of Economics, 117(1): 339-376. 

“Intangible Assets: Computers and Organizational Capital.” Brynjolfsson, Erik, Lorin M. Hitt, and Shikyu Yang (2002). Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Brookings Institution. (2002)

"Consumer Decision-making at an Internet Shopbot: Brand Still Matters." Smith, Michael D., and Erik Brynjolfsson (December 2001). Journal of Industrial Economics, XLIX(4): 541-558.

Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Glen Urban (eds.), Strategies for eBusiness Success. Jossey-Bass, Cambridge, MA. November 2001.

The Big Data Boom Is the Innovation Story of Our Time (2001)

“Beyond Computation: Information Technology, Organizational Transformation and Business Performance.” Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Lorin Hitt (2000). Journal of Economic Perspectives, 14(4): 23-48.  (2000)

"Bundling and Competition on the Internet." Bakos, Yannis, and Eric Brynjolfsson (2000). Marketing Science, 19(1): 63-82. (2000)

"Frictionless Commerce? A Comparison of Internet and Conventional Retailers." Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Michael D. Smith (April 2000). Management Science, 46(4): 563-585. 

“Understanding Digital Markets.” Brynjolfsson, Erik, and M. Smith. In Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Kahin, (Eds.) Understanding the Digital Economy, MIT Press, 2000.

Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Kahin, Brian (eds.). Understanding the Digital Economy: Data, Tools, and Research. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA. September 2000.

"Bundling Information Goods: Pricing, Profits and Efficiency." Bakos, Yannis, and Erik Brynjolfsson (December 1999). Management Science, 45(12): 1613-1630.

"Shared Information Goods." Bakos, Yannis, Erik Brynjolfsson and Douglas G. Lichtman (April 1999). Journal of Law and Economics.

"Information Technology and Recent Changes Work Organization Increase the Demand for Skilled Labor.” Bresnahan, Thomas F., Erik Brynjolfsson, and Lorin M. Hitt (1999). Blair, Margaret, and Thomas Kochan (eds.), Organizations and Human Capital, Brookings, Washington, D.C. (1999)

"Beyond the Productivity Paradox: Computers are the Catalyst for Bigger Changes." Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Lorin Hitt (August 1998). Communications of the ACM.

"Pricing and Distribution of Information Goods: Aggregation and Disaggregation Strategies." ​Bakos, J. Yannis, and Erik Brynjolfsson. INFORMS College on Marketing Conference on Marketing Science and the Internet, MIT, Cambridge, March 6-8, 1998

"Aggregation and Disaggregation of Information Goods: Implications for Bundling, Site Licensing and Micropayment Systems" Internet Publishing and Beyond: The Economics of Digital Information and Intellectual Property (1998)

Varian, Hal, Allen, F., Brynjolfsson, E. Schement, J., Shenker, S., Sproull, L. and Sutch, R. Fostering Research on the Economic and Social Impacts of Information Technology. Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, National Research Council, National Academy Press, Washington, D.C. 1998.

"Intangible Assets: How the Interaction of Computers and Organizational Structure Affects Stock Market Valuations.” ​Brynjolfsson, Erik, Lorin M. Hitt, and Shinkyu Yang. Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems, Helsinki, Finland. 1998. 

“Paradox Lost? Firm-level Evidence on the Returns to Information Systems Spending.” Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Lorin Hitt. In Willcocks, L. and Lester, S. (eds.). Beyond The IT Productivity Paradox: Assessment Issues. McGraw Hill, Maidenhead. 1998. 

“A Call for Exploration: Introduction to the Special Issue on Frontier Research in Information Systems and Economics.” Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Abraham Seidmann (December 1997). Management Science, 43(12). 

"Broadvision, Inc., Case Study and Video." ​Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Jean-Claude Chalet (October 1997). Stanford Graduate School of Business.

"Collaborative Filtering Technology Note." Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Jean-Claude Chalet (October 1997). Stanford Graduate School of Business.

"Firefly Networks (A) and (B), Case Study and Video." ​Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Jean-Claude Chalet (October 1997). Stanford Graduate School of Business.

"Rule Based Systems Technology Note." ​Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Jean-Claude Chalet (October 1997). Stanford Graduate School of Business.

"Breaking Boundaries." ​Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Lorin Hitt (September 1997). Informationweek.

"Aggregating and Disaggregating Information Goods: Implications for Bundling, Site Licensing and Micropayment Systems." Bakos, Yannis, and Erik Brynjolfsson. Proceedings of the 25th Telecommunications Policy Research Conference, Washington, D.C., 1997. 

"Aggregating and Disaggregating Information Goods: Implications for Bundling, Site Licensing and Micropayment Systems." Bakos, Yannis, and Erik Brynjolfsson. In Hurley, Deborah, Brian Kahin and Hal Varian (eds.), Internet Publishing and Beyond: The Economics of Digital Information and Intellectual Property. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1997.

"Comment on 'From Superminis to Supercomputers: Estimating Surplus in the Computing Market." ​Brynjolfsson, Erik. In Bresnahan, Timothy F., and Robert J. Gordon (eds.) New Goods. National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, 1997.

"Comment on From Superminis to Supercomputers: Estimating Surplus in the Computing Market" New Goods (1997)

“In Search of "Friction-Free Markets: An Exploratory Analysis of Prices for Books, CDs and Software Sold on the Internet.” ​Bailey, Joseph D., and Erik Brynjolfsson. Proceedings of the 25th Telecommunications Policy Research Conference, Washington, D.C., 1997.

“Information Technology and Internal Firm Organization: An Exploratory Analysis.” Hitt, Lorin M., and Erik Brynjolfsson (Fall 1997). Journal of Management Information Systems, 14(2): 79- 99.

“Matrix of Change Software: A Tool for Teaching Business Process Redesign." Brynjolfsson, Erik, Amy Austin Renshaw, Marshall Van Alstyne, and Abraham Bernstein. Proceedings of the International Academy on Information Management, Atlanta, GA. 1997.

"Organizational Partnerships and the Virtual Corporation." Bakos, Yannis, and Erik Brynjolfsson. In Kemerer, C. (ed.), The Future of Markets and Organizations: How IT Shapes Competition, Kluwer Academic Press, 1997.

“The Intangible Costs and Benefits of Computer Investments.” ​Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Shinkyu Yang. Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems, 1997, Atlanta, GA

“The Matrix of Change.” Brynjolfsson, Erik, Amy Austin Renshaw, and Marshall Van Alstyne. Sloan Management Review, Winter 1997. 

"The Net Effect: Measures of Information Integration." Van Alstyne, Marshall, and Erik Brynjolfsson. Proceedings of the 25th Telecommunications Policy Research Conference, Washington, D.C. 1997.

“Network Externalities in Microcomputer Software: An Econometric Analysis of the Spreadsheet Market.” Brynjolfsson, Erik and Chris F. Kemerer (December 1996). Management Science, 42(12): 1627-1647.

"The Customer Counts." Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Lorin Hitt (September 1996). Informationweek

“Paradox Lost? Firm-level Evidence on the Returns to Information Systems Spending.” Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Lorin M. Hitt (April 1996). Management Science, 42(4): 541-558.

"Electronic Communities: Global Village or CyberBalkanization?"​ Van Alstyne, Marshall, and Erik Brynjolfsson. Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems, Cleveland, OH. 1996. 

Information Technology and Productivity: A Review of the Literature (1996)

“Information Technology and Productivity: A Review of the Literature.” ​Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Shikyu Yang. In Zelkowitz, M. (ed.) Advances in Computing, Volume 43. 1996. 

“Productivity, Business Profitability and Consumers’ Surplus: Three Different Measures of Information Technology Value.” Hitt, Lorin M., and Erik Brynjolfsson (1996). MIS Quarterly, 20(2): 121-142. (1996)

“The Contribution of Information Technology to Consumer Welfare.” Brynjolfsson, Erik (September 1996). Information Systems Research, 7(3): 281-300. 

"Widening Access and Narrowing Focus: Could the Internet Balkanize Science?" Van Alstyne, Marshall, and Erik Brynjolfsson (1996). Science, 274: 1479-1480. (1996)

“Why Not One Big Database? Principles for Data Ownership.” Van Alstyne, Marshall, Erik Brynjolfsson, and Stuart E. Madnick (December 1995). Decision Support Systems, 15: 267-284.

“The Productive Keep Producing.” Brynjolfsson, Erik and Lorin Hitt (1995). Informationweek, 500: 38-57.  (1995)

“Communication Networks and the Rise of an Information Elite.” Van Alstyne, Marshall, and Erik Brynjolfsson. International Conference on Information Systems, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 93-95. 1995.

“Information Technology as a Factor of Production: The Role of Differences Among Firms.” Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Lorin M. Hitt (1995). Economics of Innovation and New Technology,  (1995)

“Does Information Technology Lead to Smaller Firms?” ​Brynjolfsson, Erik, Thomas W. Malone, Vijay Gurbaxani, and Ajit Kambil (December 1994). Management Science, 40(12): 1628-1644. 

“Information Assets, Technology, and Organization.” Brynjolfsson, Erik (December 1994). Management Science 40(12): 1645-1662.

“Technology's True Payoff.” Brynjolfsson, Erik (October 1994). Informationweek, 34-36.

"Paradox Lost?" Brynjolfsson, Erik (May 1994). CIO, 26-28.

Creating Value and Destroying Profits? Three Measures of Information Technology's Contributions (1994)

Brynjolfsson, E. “Information Technology and the 'New Managerial Work.'” Brynjolfsson, Erik. In Moe, J. (ed.), Organizational Learning and Experience Transfer, Norwegian Academy of Technological Sciences, Trondheim, Norway, 1994.

Technology's True Payoff (1994)

The Productivity Paradox of Information Technology: Review and Assessment (1994)

“The Three Faces of IT Value: Theory and Evidence.” Hitt, Lorin, and Erik Brynjolfsson. Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems, Vancouver, British Columbia. 1994. 

“From Vendors to Partners: Information Technology and Incomplete Contracts in Buyer-Supplier Relationships.” Bakos, J. Yannis, and Erik Brynjolfsson (December 1993). Journal of Organizational Computing.

“Information Systems and the Organization of Modern Enterprise.” Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Haim Mendelson (December 1993). Journal of Organizational Computing

“Is Information Systems Spending Productive? New Evidence and New Results.” Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Lorin Hitt. Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems. Orlando, FL., December, 1993. 

Does Information Technology Lead to Smaller Firms? (1993)

Information Technology, Incentives and the Optimal Number of Suppliers (1993)

“Network Externalities in Microcomputer Software: An Econometric Analysis of the Spreadsheet Market.” ​Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Chris F. Kemerer. Proceedings of the International Conference on Information Systems. Orlando, FL., December, 1993. 

"Special Issue: Economics, Information Systems and Organization." Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Mendelson, Haim (eds.). Journal of Organizational Computing. 1993. 

Brynjolfsson, E. “The Productivity Paradox of Information Technology: Review and Assessment.” Brynjolfsson, Erik (1993). Communications of the ACM, 36(12): 66-77.  (1993)

“Why Information Technology Hasn't Increased the Optimal Number of Suppliers.” Bakos, J. Yannis, and Erik Brynjolfsson. 26th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (1993) Wailea, HI.  (1993)

“Ownership Principles for Distributed Database Design.” Proceedings of the Second Workshop on Information Technology and Systems, Dallas, TX. 1992. 

“PC Tools: An Overview of Expert Systems Building Tools for PCs.” Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Tod Loofbourrow (1988). PC AI, 5: 3-35. (1988)

 “Evaluating Expert System Tools.” Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Tom Loofbourrow. In Loofbourrow, Tod (Ed.) Expert Systems. Marblehead, MA: High Productivity Software, 1988.

“Expert Systems & AI Toolkits.” Brynjolfsson, Erik, and Tom Loofbourrow. In Loofbourrow, Tod (Ed.) Expert Systems. Marblehead, MA: High Productivity Software. (1988) (1988)

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