Here’s the money slide from Erik’s Brynjolfsson’s presentation earlier today at the Techonomy 2012 conference. His talk was titled “How the GDP Statistics Ignore Free Goods and Why it Matters.” It’s based on research he conducted with post-doc Joo Hee Oh.
Here’s the summary slide (the paper describing the research is not available yet; Erik will post it on his site when it is ):
This blog first appeared in the Business Impact of IT on November 12 here.
Read more...Erik Brynjolfsson wrote about this topic in his earlier CDB blog post, Measuring the Attention Economy, here.