How Much are Free Goods Worth? A LOT.

Here’s the money slide from Erik’s Brynjolfsson’s presentation earlier today at the Techonomy 2012 conference. His talk was titled “How the GDP Statistics Ignore Free Goods and Why it Matters.” It’s based on research he conducted with post-doc Joo Hee Oh.

Here’s the summary slide (the paper describing the research is not available yet; Erik will post it on his site when it is):