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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 / 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
Strategic foresight / OUTLOOK PAPER
Europe in the world in 2023: Learning the language of power?
By Amanda Paul , Andrew Duff , Ivano di Carlo , Shada Islam , Mihai Sebastian Chihaia , Ricardo Borges de Castro , Iana Maisuradze , Georg Riekeles , Maxime Sierro , Rita Mendonça Barbosa Amorim Lobo , Simon Dekeyrel , Marta Mucznik , Svitlana Taran , Philipp Lausberg , Zeynep Güner , Berta López Domènech - 22/02/2023
Energy poverty / COMMENTARY
Europe must fight energy poverty more effectively
By Philipp Lausberg , Tijn Croon - 19/01/2023


Contributions

Fiscal union / QUOTE
European Left party vows to slash EU fiscal rules ahead of elections
Philipp Lausberg was quoted in an article by Euractiv on the European Left party's push to slash EU fiscal rules ahead of the European elections.

Read it here.

European Left party vows to slash EU fiscal rules ahead of elections
19 February 2024 - ,
Euractiv
Eurasia & Russia / INTERVIEW
“Əliyevin və Putinin dünyaya baxışı çox yaxındır” Müttəfiqlik bəyannaməsinin 2 ili #İzahla
Philipp Lausberg commented on the current relations between Russia and Azerbaijan for AzadliqRadiosu (Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty).

Watch the video here. (In Azeri)

“Əliyevin və Putinin dünyaya baxışı çox yaxındır” Müttəfiqlik bəyannaməsinin 2 ili #İzahla
15 February 2024 - ,
AzadliqRadiosu (Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty)
Economic governance / QUOTE
New EU fiscal reforms will impede critical investments, experts warn
Philipp Lausberg was interviewed by Euractiv on the new EU fiscal reforms.

Read the article here.


New EU fiscal reforms will impede critical investments, experts warn
13 February 2024 - ,
Euractiv



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