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Erik Brynjolfsson
Professor at MIT, Author and Speaker
Professor at MIT, Author and Speaker

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I'll be on Morning Joe tomorrow at 8:30am: discussing "Race Against the Machine," my new ebook with +Andrew McAfee

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‎Andrew McAfee and I will be on WBUR's show On Point tomorrow with host Tom Ashbrook. We start at 10 EDT, and will talk about our book Race Against the Machine.

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Andy McAfee and I have just released a short e-book, Race Against the Machine. In it, we try to reconcile two important facts. 1) Technology continues to progress rapidly. In fact, the past decade has seen the fastest productivity growth since the 1960s, but 2) median wages and employment have both stagnated, leaving millions of people worse off than before. This presents a paradox: if technology and productivity are improving so much why are millions being left behind?

Check it out and let me know what you think:

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Yesterday, Joshua Gans, Shane Greenstein and I launched a new blog, Digitopoly, about the economics of the digital world. Please stop by and let me know what you think:
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