Philip is Professor at Victoria University’s Centre of Policy Studies, one of the largest research centres in the world specialising in economic modelling. His current research interests are the economics of climate change and climate-related policies, and economic policy modelling in developing countries.
Over recent years Philip has completed a number of projects for Australian federal and state governments, assisting them in model development and model applications to issues associated with climate change, adaptation, and abatement through emissions trading. He has also led overseas modelling projects in Uganda, Jordan, Oman and South Africa.
Philip has around 60 refereed publications.