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Forecasting The Next IT-Driven Productivity Take-Off

by Andrew White  |  February 25, 2018

Here are a few facts: US productivity growth has been dismal ever since the last high-growth period, ending around the early 2000s Some firms at the technological frontier tend to...

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The Data That Bind Us

by Andrew White  |  January 19, 2018

It’s been a fun week.  After reading several articles that drew me to blog, I sat down last evening and read an even more important article.  It was “Free Exchange-The...

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New Ideas Why Productivity Growth Is Low

by Andrew White  |  January 18, 2018

This week’s US edition of the Economist reported (see Producing Ideas- Automation and Productivity) in the annual meeting of the American Economic Association that took place in Philadelphia January 7th....

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Book Review: Capitalism without Capital - The Rise of the Intangible Economy

by Andrew White  |  January 18, 2018

Book Review: Capitalism without Capital - The Rise of the Intangible Economy.  Jonathan Haskel and Stian Westlake, 2018, Princeton University Press. A most interesting book which starts out by asserting...

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Self-Service and its Drag on Productivity

by Andrew White  |  January 8, 2018

I spied Comment in this last weekend’s US print edition of the Financial Times, titled “Computers are making generalists of us all” that struck a huge chord with me.  The...

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2018 Won’t See a Massive Productivity Boost From AI - 2019 Might Show It

by Andrew White  |  January 4, 2018

I first want to note five different news articles and then show how they all connect: • Looking for a Productivity Miracle (Wall Street Journal, US print edition, Dec 12) •...

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