Dr. Wang Jin is a research scientist at the Stanford Digital Economy Lab and a digital fellow at the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy (IDE). Formerly, he served as associate director at the Federal Statistical Research Data Center at UW Madison. His research focuses on the impact of emerging technologies and organizational practices on firms' productivity, employment, and innovation, using large-scale proprietary data from sources including the U.S. Census Bureau. His work has been published in Management Science, Harvard Business Review, and Business Economics.
Does investing in information technology (IT) enable firms to “scale without mass” and increase their market share? In a new paper, Erik Brynjolfsson, Wang Jin, and Xiupeng Wang examine how IT affects firm size, market concentration, and the labor share of revenue.
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