Stanford University



We pursue a deeper understanding of the digital economy and its impact on the future of work


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Our research is helping companies, policymakers, students, and professionals rise to the challenges and opportunities created by the digital economy.

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Far-reaching discussions

Explosion of colored powder

The Power of Creative Destruction

Inequality is rising, growth is stagnant, the environment is suffering, and the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed every crack in our systems. But the answer to our problems is not revolution, argues Harvard’s Philippe Aghion. We should create a better capitalism by understanding and harnessing the power of creative destruction.
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NYT tech columnist Kevin Roose

Futureproof

New York Times tech columnist Kevin Roose lays out a hopeful vision of how humans can thrive in the machine age. WATCH

Daron Acemoglu

Rebuilding post-COVID

MIT economist Daron Acemoglu believes that rebuilding post-COVID requires a complete overhaul of our institutions. WATCH

Erik Brynjolfsson

The Stanford Digital Economy Lab is directed by Erik Brynjolfsson, one of the foremost experts in the world on the digital economy.

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Our mission is to advance our collective understanding of the digital economy so that we can build a tech-driven economy that benefits everyone.



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