Carl Benedikt Frey
Oxford-based expert on the Future Of Work
Technology's impact on employment
The future of work
The fourth industrial revolution
Cities and industrial renewal
The future of growth and inflation
Carl Benedikt is Oxford Martin Citi Fellow at Oxford University. He directs the programme on Technology and Employment at the Oxford Martin School – regarded as the world's leading programme on the future of work. He is one of the most widely cited scholars in the field of workforce automation and the future of work. His prime research interest is the transition of industrial nations to digital economies.
Over the course of his career, he has served as an advisor and consultant to international organisations, think tanks, government and business, including the OECD, the European Commission, the United Nations, and several Fortune 500 companies. In partnership with Citigroup, he also works to help global leaders navigate the rapidly changing world economy.
His work has been widely covered by the BBC, CNN, The Economist, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, Foreign Affairs, New York Times, Washington Post, Frankfurter Allgemeine, Scientific American, TIME Magazine, Forbes, and many others.
In 2016 he was named the 2nd most influential young opinion leader by the Swedish business magazine Veckans Affärer.
Carl Benedikt is also Economics Associate of Nuffield College, and Senior Fellow of the Programme on Employment, Equity and Growth at the Institute for New Economic Thinking, both University of Oxford. He remains a Senior Fellow of the Department of Economic History at Lund University, and a board member of Futurion AB.
CARL BENEDIKT'S TALKS
Carl Benedikt is already one of the leading global experts on the impact of technology on labour markets.
What industries will be affected by automating technologies such as AI and robotics? How will this affect the nature of work? What will be the impact on wages, productivity and growth?
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