June 19, 2020
Dr Carl Frey is Oxford Martin Citi Fellow at the University of Oxford where he directs the programme on the Future of Work. He is the co-author of the influential book “The Future of Employment: How Susceptible Are Jobs to Computerization?”, which estimated that 47% of jobs are at risk of automation. With over 5000 academic citations, the study’s methodology has been used by President Barack Obama’s Council of Economic Advisors, the Bank of England and the World Bank. His most recent book, The Technology Trap, was selected a Financial Times Best Books of the Year in 2019. During this online event he examines the future of work, automation and technology is a post-pandemic era.