The Big Data Revolution

How does the big data revolution affect firm dynamics and the economy? Financial economist Maryam Farboodi from MIT presents her research and discusses the economics of the data economy with Sven Törnkvist, Head of EQT Digital, and Anna Albinsson, CEO Whispr Group.

This talk is based on the body of work of numerous co-authors: Julianne Begenau, Adrian Matray, Roxana Mihet, Thomas Philippon, Dhruv Singal, Laura Veldkamp, and Venky Venkateswaran.

List of papers:

  • Long Run Growth of Financial Data Technology
  • Big Data in Finance and Growth of Large Firms
  • Big Data and Firm Dynamics
  • A Model of the Data Economy
  • Where Has All the Data Gone?
  • Valuing Financial Data


Anna Albinsson, CEO Whispr Group

Maryam Farboodi, the Jon D. Gruber Career Development Professor and an Assistant Professor of Finance at the MIT Sloan School of Management

Sven Törnkvist, Head of EQT Digital

The seminar is held in English and is chaired by Tessa Bold, Associate Professor of Economics at IIES, Stockholm University.