Professor Philippas has numerous publications in almost all Greek Economic Journals and the relative Financial Press. His academic and professional research is published in global academic journals, such as International Review of Financial Analysis, Multinational Finance Journal, Journal of International Financial Markets, Institutions and Money, European Journal of Finance, Journal of Multinational Financial Management, Applied Mathematics & Computation, Applied Economics, Applied Financial Economics, Applied Financial Economics Letters, Applied Economics Letters, Managerial and Decision Economics, International Review of Economics and Business, Journal of Applied Business Research, Research in International Business and Finance, Economics Bulletin etc.
Additionally, two published papers (Applied Economics, 1988 και Managerial and Decision Economics, 1993) are included in the collection of the most important scientific contributions in the area of Economics and Finance, concerning the Greek Financial Market. This collection was edited by Dr. G. Tsetsekos (Economic and Finance Research related to Greece: 44 Years of Academic Contributions, Drexel University, July 1998).
Apart from this, his recent paper titled “Chasing trend and losing money: Open end mutual fund investor’s trading in Greece” was rewarded by the University Piraeus for his contribution in the progress and promotion of the institution.
His research interests are in the broad domain of Equity Investments, Financial Analysis, Financial Markets, Mutual Funds, Wealth Management, Pension Fund Management, Financial Planning and Behavioral Finance. He has published five books. Specifically, his books “Mutual Funds and Financial Markets” (1999) and “Investments” (2005) are out of print. His most recent book is “Mutual Funds” (2010).
Dr. Philippas has also presented his work at International Academic Conferences and has a long teaching, as well as, market experience in the Greek Capital and Money Market as executive of Mutual Fund Management Companies, Investment Services Firms etc. From June 2005 to September 2008 he was member of the European Investment Bank Audit Committee (EIB) and from September 2004 to July 2009 he was member of the Board of Directors of Piraeus Port Authority. From April 1st 2013, Mr. Philippas has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Board and Scientific Director of the Centre of Planning and Economic Research (KEPE).
He has worked with companies such as E.T.B.A, Allianz, Helvetia, Intertrust, Eurobank, Alpha Bank and the Hellenic Banking Association, giving lectures about Financial Planning, Stock Market Investments Analysis and Mutual Funds.