Max Frost works in AEI’s foreign policy department, where he researches politics, society, and economics in India and Pakistan. Max hails from Glens Falls, New York, a small city in the tundra between Albany and Montreal. He studied economics, foreign affairs, and Russian at the University of Virginia. Besides work, Max enjoys reading about history and politics, mastering ping pong serving techniques, and hitchhiking in obscure countries.
Axios kicked off 2019 with a headline proclaiming: “AI expert warns automation could take 40% of jobs by 2035.” This is the baseline consensus according to Axios future editor Steve LeVine. But is it accurate? And if it is, how can workers and students today prepare? To answer these questions, and many more, we interviewed Brent Orrell.
Brent Orrell is a resident fellow at AEI, where he works on retraining programs for individuals without college degrees and reentry programs for former prisoners. He has more than 20 years of experience working in the legislative and executive branches of the US government.More