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    United Kingdom

20142019
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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 Reseach Fellow at Queen's Management School and a research associate of the university's Centre for Economic History where he is working on the Leverhulme Turst-funded project 'The Rise of Corporate Titans'.

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).

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 2014 2019

Catering and Dividend Policy: Evidence from the Netherlands over the Twentieth Century

de Jong, A., Fliers, P. T. & van Beusichem, H. C., 19 Aug 2019, (Accepted) In : Financial History Review. 44 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dividends
The Netherlands
Dividend policy
20th century
Shareholders
11 Downloads (Pure)

Exceptional big linkers: Dutch evidence from the 20th century

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
20th century
Multi-method
Firm performance
Firm characteristics
Corporate strategy
Gold standard
The Netherlands
Politicians
Monetary policy
Policy management
1 Citation (Scopus)
4 Citations (Scopus)
227 Downloads (Pure)

Predicting the past: Understanding the causes of bank distress in the Netherlands in the 1920s

Colvin, C. L., de Jong, A. & Fliers, P., Jan 2015, In : Explorations in Economic History. 55, p. 97-121 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Distress
The Netherlands
1920s
Causes
Financial crisis

Activities 2019 2020

  • 4 Invited talk
  • 2 Participation in conference

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

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

Paris Financial Management Conference

Philip Fliers (Presenter)
2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference