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Co-Director and Oxford Martin Citi Fellow, Oxford Martin Programme on Technology and Employment


Carl Benedikt Frey

Oxford Martin Citi Fellow

Carl is co-director of the Oxford Martin Programme on Technology and Employment at the Oxford Martin School. He is also Doctor of Economic History at Lund University, Economics Associate of Nuffield College, and Specialist Advisor to the Digital Skills Select Committee at the House of Lords. His research interests include the transition of industrial nations to digital economies, and subsequent challenges for economic growth and employment. In particular, his work focuses on technology shocks and associated impacts on labour markets and urban development.

His work has been covered by the BBC, CNN, The Economist, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Businessweek, New York Times, Washington Post, Der Spiegel, Scientific American, TIME Magazine, Forbes, and many others.

Contact: carl.frey@oxfordmartin.ox.ac.uk

Oxford Martin Programme on Technology and Employment

Co-Director and Oxford Martin Citi Fellow

Media Coverage

Jul 2015
Same as It Ever Was
Jun 2015
Whose job is it to create the new jobs for the tech era?
May 2015
Will automation and the internet of things lead to mass unemployment?
May 2015
The Tech Threat
May 2015
Humility: The No. 1 Job Skill Needed For The Smart Machine Age
May 2015
Rise of the machines
May 2015
Even Small Businesses Are Jumping on the Robot Bandwagon
Apr 2015
Back to normal? Our stagnant past
Mar 2015
Digital economy transforms UK workforce
Mar 2015
After Jobs Dry Up, What Then?
Mar 2015
Future Of Work: Three Ways We Can Create Jobs From The Bottom Up
Mar 2015
The Robots Are Coming
Mar 2015
The Future of Work
Mar 2015
Striking the Balance on Artificial Intelligence
Feb 2015
5 white-collar jobs robots already have taken
Feb 2015
March of the robots
Feb 2015
How To Beat Job-Destroying Robots
Feb 2015
Robots are leaving the factory floor and heading for your desk – and your job
Feb 2015
Paying everyone a basic income would kill off low-paid menial jobs
Jan 2015
Pat Kane: Terminal redundancy in digital age
Dec 2014
Is AI a threat to humanity?
Dec 2014
How to Prevent the End of Economic Growth
Dec 2014
Work in the Digital Age
Nov 2014
Doom and gloom
Nov 2014
The robots are coming: One in three UK jobs are at 'high risk' of being replaced by machines in the next 20 years
Nov 2014
Technology threatens third of UK jobs, study suggests
Nov 2014
Technology threatens 1 in 3 UK jobs
Nov 2014
Ten million jobs at risk from advancing technology
Nov 2014
The robots are coming: One in three UK jobs are at 'high risk' of being replaced by machines in the next 20 years
Oct 2014
Robots may spell ‘Control-Alt-Delete’ for workers
Oct 2014
Countering Tech’s Damaging Effect on Jobs
Oct 2014
The third great wave
Oct 2014
Home economics
Oct 2014
Amelia: IPsoft's New Artificial Intelligence Can Think Like A Human, And Wants Your Job
Oct 2014
Doing capitalism in the digital age
Oct 2014
The MBA Of The Future Needs A Different Toolbox
Sep 2014
When Robots Take Over Most Jobs, What Will Be the Purpose of Humans?
Aug 2014
How 21st-Century Cities Can Avoid the Fate of 20th-Century Detroit
Jul 2014
When robots come for our jobs, will we be ready to outsmart them?
Jul 2014
Creative Destruction at Work
Jul 2014
Will Automation Take Our Jobs?
Jul 2014
Artificial Intelligence Is Changing the World, and Humankind Must Adapt
Jun 2014
Will workplace robots cost more jobs than they create?
May 2014
Will you be replaced by a robot?
May 2014
“Robots are already taking your jobs”
May 2014
The future is not what it used to be
Apr 2014
Attack of the robots
Mar 2014
Your job taught to machines puts half U.S. work at risk
Mar 2014
Technology takes centre stage on future talks as politicians clash at 2030 skills report launch
Feb 2014
Enslave the robots and free the poor
Feb 2014
Is your job safe in the second machine age?
Feb 2014
None of our politicians will tell you the truth: our jobs are doomed
Jan 2014
Advances in artificial intelligence could lead to mass unemployment, warn experts
Jan 2014
The Fastest-Growing Jobs of This Decade (and the Robots That Will Steal Them)
Jan 2014
Beware, the robots are coming
Jan 2014
How Americans feel about inequality
Jan 2014
Why an algorithm wants your highly skilled job
Jan 2014
Is a robot coming to take your job?
Jan 2014
The onrushing wave
Dec 2013
Robots And Software Eating Jobs? Let Them, You Can Create Your Own
Dec 2013
Siri says 'dump him'? How mobile devices could run (or ruin) your life
Nov 2013
Another study paints bleak jobs future
Nov 2013
Are robotic smart machines behind the jobless recovery?
Oct 2013
The future of work: 47 percent of jobs at risk from automation
Oct 2013
Is there a jobs catastrophe in the making?
Oct 2013
10 Reasons Texas Is Our Future
Oct 2013
Study: 47% of jobs at risk of becoming automated
Oct 2013
The future of work
Sep 2013
Machines on the march threaten almost half of modern jobs