The iPod’s Effect on the Global Economy | TUAW

Chrystia Freeland, editor of Thomson Reuters Digital, wrote a piece last week in which she cited a paper — Innovation and Job Creation in a Global Economy: The Case of Apple’s iPod — by three scholars who studied how the iPod has impacted the world economy. Freeland’s assertion in “Winners and Losers in the Apple Economy” is that “the key to understanding the U.S. economy” is any device created by Steven P. Jobs.

The paper by scholars Gren Linden, Jason Decrick, and Kenneth L. Kraemer that Freeland takes her talking points from was published last month, but uses somewhat stale data.

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The iPod’s effect on the global economy | TUAW – The Unofficial Apple Weblog.

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