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About Brett Danaher
I am an assistant professor of Economics at Wellesley College. As a researcher, my interests center around how new technologies transform the economic principles underlying existing industries. My current focus is on the digitization of the media industries, although I am generally interested in the economics of all information goods.

I regularly attend and present my work at several conferences for economists who study information systems and information goods, including the Workshop on Information Systems and Economics (, and the NBER Workshop on the Economics of Digitization. I am also a member of the Society for Economic Research on Copyright Issues (

Welcome to my homepage, where you can find information about my published research, my latest working papers and works in progress, courses I teach, and anything generally interesting that I’ve noticed going on recently in the industries I study.