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Philipp Lausberg
Policy Analyst
Dr. Philipp Lausberg is a Policy Analyst in the European Political Economy Programme at the European Policy Centre and teaches International Political Economy at the Université Catholique de Lille.

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 a PhD from the University of Antwerp on European fiscal and banking policy during the eurozone sovereign debt crisis, as well as an MSc in Russian and East European Studies and a BA in History and Politics from the University of Oxford. 

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

PhD in Political Economy (European fiscal and banking policy during the eurozone sovereign debt crisis), University of Antwerp
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

Economic Security / REPORT
Stress testing the EU's food system
By Philipp Lausberg , Chris Hegadorn , Martyna Wala , Piotr Magnuszewski - 04/04/2024
Future of Europe / DISCUSSION PAPER
The Green Deal in times of polycrisis: Aligning short-term responses with long-term commitments
By Stefan Sipka , Laura Rayner , Simon Dekeyrel , Philipp Lausberg , Danielle Brady - 29/02/2024
Economic Security / OP-ED
Economic security: The strategic argument for Ukraine’s EU membership
By Svitlana Taran , Philipp Lausberg - 02/02/2024
Economic governance / EXTERNAL PUBLICATION
Hidden champions, missed opportunities: Mid-caps’ crucial roles in Europe’s economic transition
By Georg Riekeles , Philipp Lausberg , Laurent Maurin , Julie Delanote , Huyen Tran - 26/01/2024
Transatlantic affairs / PUBLICATION
Here’s what to expect on China, AI, green energy, and more when EU and US officials meet in Sweden
By Annika Hedberg , Georg Riekeles , Andrea García Rodríguez , Philipp Lausberg , Frances G. Burwell , Olga Khakova - 30/05/2023


Contributions

Economic governance / QUOTE
The Brief – Inflated debate: Why won’t the ECB cut rates?
Philipp Lausberg was quoted by Euractiv on the ECB discussions around interest-rate cuts.

Read it here.

The Brief – Inflated debate: Why won’t the ECB cut rates?
07 March 2024 - ,
Euractiv
China / QUOTE
EU-China trade slips as Beijing ‘de-risks’ from the West
Philipp Lausberg was quoted by Euractiv on the EU’s trade deficit with China.

Read it here.

EU-China trade slips as Beijing ‘de-risks’ from the West
04 March 2024 - ,
Euractiv
Armenia / INTERVIEW
Philipp Lausberg interview for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
Philipp Lausberg was interviewed by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty on Germany's efforts to broker lasting peace between Armenia and Azerbaijan.

Watch it here.


Philipp Lausberg interview for Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
01 March 2024 - ,
Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty



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