James Bessen and Cesare Righi
New research on the effects of large IT investments on employment and productivity. Read More →
Morgan R. Frank, David Autor, James E. Bessen, Erik Brynjolfsson, et al.
New research analyzing the barriers that inhibit accurately measuring the effects of AI and automation on the future of work and developing a decision framework that focuses on resilience to unexpected scenarios. Read More →
Nicolas Crouzet, Apoorv Gupta, and Filippo Mezzanotti
A new study suggests that the Indian demonetization in 2016 spurred more rapid adoption of electronic payment systems. Read More →
James Bessen, Maarten Goos, Anna Salomons, and Wiljan van den Berge
New research on the effects of automation on jobs and wages finds minor impacts compared to mass layoffs, and with greatest impact on higher-paid workers. Read More →
James Bessen and Alessandro Nuvolari
A paper analyzing the diffusion of three technologies in the 19th century with policy implications for today. Read More →
Robert Seamans interviewed by the American Enterprise Institute on AI and the economy.
James Kossuth and Robert Seamans in Harvard Business Review
James Bessen and Walter Frick in Harvard Business Review