Philippe Legrain

Journalist and Economist

Phillipe Legrain is a British economist, journalist and writer.  Legrain writes about global economic issues, notably globalization, migration and the post-crisis world.  He is the author of "Immigrants: Your Company Needs Them" and, most recently, "Aftershock: Reshaping the World Economy After the Crisis." 

Legrain contributed a Dangerous Idea to Big Think's "Month of Thinking Dangerously," advocating that we open the borders and admit more immigrants legally into the United States.