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Thomas Philippon

Thomas Philippon is an Associate Professor of Finance at the Stern School of Business, New York University. Professor Philippon received his Ph.D. in Economics Massachusetts Institute of Technology(2003), M.A. in Economics Delta-Ehess (1988) and M.A. in Physics Ecole Polytechnique (1997). His research interests include macroeconomics, corporate finance, business cycles, corporate governance, earnings management, and unemployment.

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Policy Brief

Financing Europe's fast movers

Financing Europe's fast movers

This policy brief deals with the link between corporate finance and growth. The discussions about structural reform in Europe, including the EU‘s Lisbon strategy, put a legitimate emphasis on labour and product market reforms, but often overlook the role of the financial system in fostering expansion. Thomas Philippon and Nicolas Véron analyse this gap and […]

By: Thomas Philippon and Nicolas Véron Topic: European Macroeconomics & Governance, Finance & Financial Regulation Date: January 19, 2008