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James Martin Research Fellow, University of Oxford

Carl Frey is a James Martin Research Fellow at FHI, and 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 BBC, CNN, The Economist, Financial Times, Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg Businessweek, New York Times, Washington Post, Der Spiegel, Scientific American, TIME Magazine, Forbes, and many others.


  • –present
    James Martin Research Fellow, University of Oxford