Philippe Legrain – Aftershock

Posted on May 14, 2010 by



Philippe Legrain is a journalist and writer, based in London but interested in the whole world. He is fascinated by how economics, politics and culture combine to form the big picture and how the world is coming together through globalisation while becoming ever more diverse through cultural mixing and individual choice.

Philippe writes primarily about globalisation, migration and European issues, but through this his blog and his contributions to the Guardian’s Comment is free he is now ranging more widely. Philippe is also a contributing editor to Prospect and as of September 2007, is a Visiting Fellow at the European Institute of the London School of Economics.

His first book, Open World: The Truth About Globalisation has been followed up with, Immigrants: Your Country Needs Them, making the case for freer international migration (immigration).

His latest book is Aftershock: Reshaping the World Economy After the Crisis.

First broadcast on 14th May 2010

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