Dr Carl Benedikt Frey

James Martin Fellow, Oxford Martin Programme on the Impacts of Future Technology

Carl Benedikt Frey

James Martin Research Fellow

Carl 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 BBCCNN, The EconomistFinancial TimesWall Street JournalBloomberg Businessweek, New York Times, Washington Post, Der Spiegel, Scientific American, TIME Magazine, Forbes, and many others

Recent Publications

The Future of Employment: How Susceptible are Jobs to Computerisation? 

Technology Shocks and Urban Evolutions: Did the Computer Revolution Shift the Fortunes of US Cities

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