Erik Brynjolfsson

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

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Erik Brynjolfsson

Erik Brynjolfsson is the Schussel Family Professor of Management Science, a Professor of Information Technology, and the Director of the MIT Center for Digital Business at the MIT Sloan School of Management. 

Brynjolfsson explores how advances in information technology contribute to business performance and organizational change. He directs the MIT Center for Digital Business, a research initiative that analyzes the business uses of the Internet and other digital Technologies. His projects include a study of information worker productivity, a valuation method for intangible organizational capital, calibration of increased product variety online (a.k.a. the "long tail"), and an analysis of optimal pricing strategies for digital goods. In a related work, Brynjolfsson is assessing how investments in computers and networks alter economic growth, industry structure, and labor demand.

Brynjolfsson holds an AB in applied mathematics from Harvard College, an SM in decision sciences from Harvard University, and a PhD in managerial economics from MIT.

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Web Site: http://digital.mit.edu/erik/

 

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General Expertise
Applied economics; Business intelligence; CEO compensation; Change management; Communication practices; Computers; Corporate strategy and policy; Digitization; Dot-com; Dot-com bubble bust; E-business; Economics; Economics of organizations; Economy; Electronic publishing; E-mail; Enterprise information systems; Extranets; File sharing; High technology companies; Incentives; Industrial economics; Information systems; Information technology; Information technology for management; Information technology, impact of; Information technology, social aspects; Internet; Knowledge management; Labor market policy; Macroeconomics; Management effectiveness, measuring; Managerial communication; Managerial economics; Microeconomics; Online media; Online shopping; Organizational change; Organizational communication; Pricing; Service industry; Social networks; Technology; Telecommuting; Wikipedia