Full Name
Carl-Benedikt Frey
Academic title
Director, Future of Work
Oxford Martin School, Oxford University
Organisation type
Public Organisation
Carl Benedikt Frey is Oxford Martin Citi Fellow at Oxford University where he directs the programme on the Future of Work at the Oxford Martin School.
After studying economics, history and management at Lund University, Frey completed his PhD at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition in 2011. He subsequently joined the Oxford Martin School where he founded the programme on the Future of Work with support from Citigroup. Between 2012 and 2014, he was teaching at the Department of Economic History at Lund University.
Frey has served as an advisor and consultant to international organisations, think tanks, government and business. He is also an op-ed contributor to the Financial Times, Foreign Affairs, Scientific American, and the Wall Street Journal, where he has written on the economics of artificial intelligence, the history of technology, and the future of work.
His most recent book, The Technology Trap, was selected a Financial Times Best Books of the Year in 2019. His academic work has featured in over 100 media outlets.
Carl-Benedikt Frey