Carl Benedikt Frey

Carl Benedikt Frey, Oxford University

Oxford University

Carl Benedikt Frey directs the program on the Future of Work at the Oxford Martin School. In 2013, Frey co-authored “The Future of Employment: How Susceptible Are Jobs to Computerization”, estimating that 47% of jobs are at risk of automation. Frey has served as an advisor and consultant to international organisations, government and business, including the G20, the OECD and the United Nations.

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Carl Benedikt Frey, Azeem Azhar, AI, artificial intelligence, competition, Europe, Asia, China, USA

The Great AI Game

Don’t think about data as the new oil, Oxford economist Carl Benedikt Frey argues in his DLD Summer session with Azeem Azhar – because data alone doesn’t make you a leader in artificial intelligence. What’s really needed, he says, is making algorithms smarter, so that they understand in which context they’re operating. “There’s a risk…
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Future of Work – What Can History Teach Us About the Impact of Covid-19?

To kick off DLD Sync, we invited Oxford economist Carl Benedikt Frey to put the Covid-19 pandemic in a historical context – especially with regards to jobs and the economy. “The bad news is that the virus, today, has the potential to spread much more quickly because we’re so interconnected”, Frey told us. “The good…
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Carl Benedikt Frey, Oxford, economist, DLD Sync

“We Have Over-Optimized Our Economy”

In the first DLD Sync session, Oxford economist Carl Benedikt Frey shares his insights on the future of work, automation and the economy after Covid-19.
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Carl Benedikt Frey, Technology Trap, author, economist, interview

The Impact of Automation: “We Can Help People Adjust”

In conversation with DLD, Oxford economist Carl Benedict Frey speaks about his new book “The Technology Trap” and describes the social impact of automation.
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