Thomas Philippon is the Max L. Heine Professor of Finance at New York University, Stern School of
Business. Philippon was named one of the “top 25 economists under 45” by the IMF in 2014. He has won
the 2013 Bernácer Prize for Best European Economist under 40, the 2010 Michael Brennan & BlackRock
Award, the 2009 Prize for Best Young French Economist, and the 2008 Brattle Prize for the best paper in
Philippon has studied various topics in macroeconomics and finance: systemic risk and financial crisis, the
dynamics of corporate investment and household debt, financial innovation and financial regulation,
Eurozone crisis. His recent book “The Great Reversal” (Harvard Press, 2019) focuses on the increasing
market power of large firms.
He currently serves as an academic advisor to the Financial Stability Board and to the Hong Kong Institute
for Monetary and Financial Research. He was previously an advisor to the New York Federal Reserve Bank,
a board member of the French prudential regulatory authority from 2014 to 2019, and the senior economic
advisor to the French finance minister in 2012‐2013.
Philippon graduated from Ecole Polytechnique, received a PhD in Economics from MIT and joined New York
University in 2003.