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Carl Benedikt Frey

Working paper

Uber happy? Work and well-being in the “gig economy”

We explore the rise of the so-called “gig economy” through the lens of Uber and its drivers in the United Kingdom. Using administrative data from Uber and a new representative survey of London drivers, we explore their backgrounds, earnings, and well-being. We find that the...
Report

Creativity vs robots: the creative economy and the future of employment

This report explores future automation and creativity in the UK and US workforces. We find that creative jobs will be much more resistant to automation than most other jobs.
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Technology at work: the future of innovation and employment

Exploring trends in automation this report points to sluggish job creation caused partly by increasing automation, and argues that secular stagnation in the digital age can only be avoided by a shift towards inclusive growth. The authors highlight the key challenges, explore some of the...