Philippe is the author of four critically acclaimed books – Open World: The Truth about Globalisation (Abacus, 2002); Immigrants: Your Country Needs Them (Little, Brown, 2007), which was shortlisted for the Financial Times Business Book of the Year award; Aftershock: Reshaping the World Economy After the Crisis (Little, Brown, 2010); and European Spring: Why Our Economies and Politics are in a Mess – and How to Put Them Right (CB Books, 2014), which the Financial Times calls “essential reading” and its chief economics commentator Martin Wolf describes as “a splendid book on Europe’s malaise.”
He has written many pamphlets, including “Beyond CAP: Why the EU Budget Needs Reform”, Lisbon Council (2010) and most recently “How to Finish The Euro House”, Centre for European Reform (2014).
Among his other publications are “Is free migration compatible with a European-style welfare state?”, Expert report no. 11 to the Government of Sweden’s Globalisation Council, 2008; and “Why NAMA Liberalisation is Good for Developing Countries”, World Economy, Vol. 29, No. 10, pp. 1349-1362, October 2006.