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Our research leverages the expertise and insights of Stanford faculty, researchers, and students, as well as from leading experts on AI and the digital economy from all over the world. We produce insights that help companies, policymakers, students, and professionals rise to the challenges and opportunities created by an era of profound digitization. 

 

  • Digital Business Models

    We analyze the ways that companies are doing business via digital and intelligent technologies—and the impact these advancements have on the economy and society.

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  • AI and the Future of Work

    What will the future of work look like? Our research seeks to understand the evolution of the global workforce in a rapidly changing digital economy.

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  • Data-Driven Decision Making and Management Practices

    Our research measures, assesses, and predicts how data-driven decision-making and management practices are impacting the global economy and workforce.

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  • Economic and Productivity Impacts of COVID-19

    We examine how businesses and workers are adapting to measures, such as lockdowns and remote working, brought on by the pandemic.

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  • Measuring the Digital Economy

    Our research team explores and creates better methods and models to measure the health of an increasingly digital-centric economy.

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  • “The most effective way to evangelize a new method is to demonstrate its effectiveness in a first-rate empirical application where the method clearly leads to a better quality and more credible result.”

    Susan Athey
    Susan Athey

    Economics of Technology Professor at Stanford Graduate School of Business