Phillips, Lauren M.

Dr Lauren M. Phillips  


Position held

Assistant Professor


Experience keywords:

Latin America; comparative political economy; financial crises; politics and financial market performance; sovereign debt

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I am interested in both international and comparative political economy and my research is focused on the politics of sovereign debt and the interaction between politics and financial market performance.

Sectors and industries to which research relates:

Banking; Consultancy; Financial Services; Policy and Regulatory Bodies

Countries and regions to which research relates:

Argentina; Brazil; Italy; Latin America; Mexico; Spain; Venezuela


Italian [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Basic]; Portuguese [Spoken: Intermediate, Written: N/A]; Spanish [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Intermediate]

Media experience:

Has written for mainstream press; Radio; TV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 7379



Phillips, Lauren M. (2014) Book review: rethinking sovereign debt: politics, reputation and legitimacy in modern finance by Odette Lienau LSE Review of Books (23 May 2014) Blog entry


Phillips, Lauren M. (2013) The politics of joint sovereign borrowing: the Venezuelan/Argentine Bono del Sur Review of International Political Economy, 20 (3). 576-604. ISSN 0969-2290


Phillips, Lauren (2012) Towards greater fiscal union?: the context and precedent for joint European bonds SAIS Review of International Affairs, 32 (2). 33-40. ISSN 0036-0775


Phillips, Lauren (2011) Politics and efficient markets: the impact of political information on financial market performance. In: ISA Annual Convention 2011: Global Governance: Political Authority in Transition, 16-19 March 2011, Le Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel, Montreal, Quebec, Canada


Phillips, Lauren (2010) Brazil: constraints and innovations In: Isbester, Katherine, (ed.) The Paradox of Democracy in Latin America. University of Toronto Press, Toronto, Canada. ISBN 9781442601963


Phillips, Lauren (2007) European supra-national bonds: what (political) risks lie ahead? In: Barber, Stephen, (ed.) The Geo-Politics of the City. Forum Press, London, UK. ISBN 9780955497520

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British International Studies Award - Best PhD Dissertation of 2006

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