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20142020

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Research Statement

Philip Fliers is an economic historian with interests in banking, corporate finance, financial economics and corporate governance. His research mostly addresses issues in Dutch financial and business history in the twentieth century. He studies the evolution of corporate decision making using a combination of financial data and archival evidence. Additionally, his research answers contemporary questions on dividend stability, investments and capital structure adjustment.

Achievements

Philip Fliers is a Lecturer in Finance at Queen's Management School and a research associate of the university's Centre for Economic History where he is working on the Leverhulme Trust-funded project 'The Rise of Corporate Titans'. In 2020, Philip received the Queen's Merit Award and became a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. 

Prior to joining Queen's he was an Assistant Professor of Finance at Utrecht University.

Philip holds undergraduate degrees in Business Economics (BSc) and Philosophy (BA), and an MSc in Financial Economics, all from Erasmus University Rotterdam. He completed his PhD at Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University in 2016, where he was also a Lecturer in Finance.

From 2011 to 2016, Philip participated in an externally-funded project on the evolution of corporate finance in the Netherlands in the twentieth century. He has been a visiting fellow at Monash Business School (Australia) and a Research Fellow at Queen's University Belfast.

Research Interests

  • Economic and Financial History
  • Corporate Finance
  • Banking
  • Corporate Governance

Teaching

  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Monetary Theory
  • Financial Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Valuation

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Research Output

Predicting Takeover Targets: Long-run Evidence from the Netherlands

Fliers, P. T. & de Jong, A., 07 Apr 2020, (Accepted) In : De Economist.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Catering and dividend policy: evidence from the Netherlands over the twentieth century

    de Jong, A., Fliers, P. T. & van Beusichem, H. C., 01 Dec 2019, In : Financial History Review. 26, 3, p. 321-358

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    Exceptional big linkers: Dutch evidence from the 20th century

    de Jong, A., Fliers, P. T. & Westerhuis, G., 25 Oct 2019, In : Business History.

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  • 40 Downloads (Pure)
  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    Prizes

    Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

    Philip Fliers (Recipient), 2020

    Prize: Other distinction

    Activities

    • 4 Invited talk
    • 2 Participation in conference
    • 1 Membership of peer review panel or committee

    Taxes and debt under Nazi occupation

    Philip Fliers (Invited speaker)
    2020

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    Taxes and debt under Nazi occupation

    Philip Fliers (Invited speaker)
    2020

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    AHSS Research Staff Society (External organisation)

    Philip Fliers (Board Member), Rebecca Loader (Board Member), Patrycja Dabrowska-Klosinska (Board Member)
    2019 → …

    Activity: Membership typesMembership of peer review panel or committee

    European Historical Economics Society

    Chris Colvin (Presenter), Graham Brownlow (Contributor), Philip T. Fliers (Contributor)
    29 Aug 201930 Aug 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    Economic and Social History Seminar, Utrecht University

    Chris Colvin (Invited speaker), Philip T. Fliers (Contributor)
    19 Sep 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk