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Philipp Lausberg
Policy Analyst
Philipp Lausberg is a Policy Analyst in the European Political Economy Programme at the European Policy Centre. Before joining the EPC, he was a Marie Curie fellow at the University of Antwerp and the Hertie School Berlin, completing a doctoral thesis about EU reforms in response to the sovereign debt crisis, such as European Banking Union and reforms in European fiscal policy. He has also taught International Political Economy and International Relations at the University of Antwerp. Prior to that, he worked at the strategy consulting firm Roland Berger and in e-commerce and fintech ventures of the start-up incubator Rocket Internet in Moscow and Berlin. He also has experience as a freelance journalist focusing on Russia and Eastern Europe, having published for The Moscow Times, The Calvert Journal and Dekoder, amongst others. Philipp is fluent in German, English, French and Russian and has a basic grasp of Spanish.

He holds an MSc in Russian and East European Studies and a BA in History and Politics from the University of Oxford. He is expected to defend his PhD at the University of Antwerp in autumn 2022.

Philipp has expertise in EU economic governance, energy policy, industrial policy, the single market and the politics and economics of Russia and Eastern Europe.

PROGRAM

Europe’s Political Economy

PROJECT

Areas of expertise

EU economic governance, banking and financial policy, energy policy, industrial policy, the single market, politics and economics of Russia and Eastern Europe

Current positions

Education

MSc in Russian and East European Studies, University of Oxford
BA in History and Politics, University of Oxford

Languages

German, English, French, Russian, Spanish (basic)

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Publications

Energy poverty / COMMENTARY
Europe must fight energy poverty more effectively
By Philipp Lausberg , Tijn Croon - 19/01/2023
Economic governance / OP-ED
The EU’s trillion-euro question
By Georg Riekeles , Philipp Lausberg - 24/11/2022
Energy / COMMENTARY
Tackling the energy crisis: 8 considerations on how Europe can get through this winter
By Georg Riekeles , Philipp Lausberg - 08/09/2022


Contributions

Energy / INTERVIEW
Natural gas prices haven’t been this low since Russia went to war
Philipp Lausberg was interviewed by CNN Business on the decrease in Europe's natural gas prices and its effects on consumers. 

Read the full article here.

Natural gas prices haven’t been this low since Russia went to war
06 January 2023 - ,
CNN Business
Energy / INTERVIEW
Germany's energy crisis
Philipp Lausberg was interviewed by Al Jazeera on the energy crisis in Germany and the future of nuclear power. 

Watch the full report here.

Germany's energy crisis
03 January 2023 - ,
Al Jazeera English
EU economic outlook / INTERVIEW
The shadow of recession threatens the European economy at the start of 2023
El Periodico de España interviewed Philipp Lausberg on the European economic outlook for 2023. 

Read the article here. (In Spanish)

The shadow of recession threatens the European economy at the start of 2023
01 January 2023 - ,
El Periodico de España



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