Gustavo S. Cortes


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EMAIL
dslvcrt2 [at] illinois.edu
gustavocortesgoncalves [at] gmail.com

PRIMARY FIELDS
Corporate Finance & Banking,
International Finance, Macroeconomics

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Financial Crises, Financial History,
International Contagion

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Intermediate Macroeconomics,
Economics of Money, Credit & Banking

CONTACT
214 David Kinley Hall
1407 W. Gregory Drive
Urbana, IL 61801
    WORKING PAPERS
    (asterisks refer to presentations by co-authors)
  • Exporting Uncertainty: The Impact of Brexit on Corporate America (with M. CampelloF. d'Almeida, and G. Kankanhalli)
    Presentations: Cambridge University (Judge Business School)* | Warwick Business School* | Manchester Business School* | Penn State* | University of Connecticut* | University of Kentucky*
    Brexit's uncertainty was transmitted across borders, shaping Corporate America's domestic capital formation and labor allocation.
    Working Paper (pdf) | Press Coverage (Cambridge Judge Business School) ]


    PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS
    (please print for personal use only)
  • Mortgages for Machinery: Credit and Industrial Investment in Pre-World War I Brazil
    Financial History Review, 2014, 21(2), 191-212 (with R. Marcondes and M.D. Diaz)
    Non-banking private lenders in the market of collateralized debt obligations financed Brazil's first manufacturing firms.
    DOI Link | Published Version (pdf) | Working Paper (pdf) ]


    INVITED PUBLICATIONS
  • The Evolution of Brazil's Banking System
    The Oxford Handbook of the Brazilian Economy2018, forthcoming (with R. Marcondes)
    A discussion of the origins and development of Brazil's banking system from colonial times to present days.
    [ DOI Link | Working Paper (pdf) | 
    Press Coverage (IMB Podcast, in Portuguese) 
    ]
        
        
        WORK IN PROGRESS
    • International Stock Volatility and Precarious Politics: Evidence from the Great Depression
      (sole-authored)
        
        
        TEACHING AWARDS
    • Academic Year 2015-16: The Robert E. Demarest Memorial Teaching Award
      This award is made to Economics Teaching Assistants "in recognition of outstanding performance in the classroom."
      Course: ECON 303 - Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory (Undergraduate) - Head Teaching Assistant
        
        
        TEACHING EVALUATIONS

     Semester Course and Position Avg. Student Ratings
    and Teaching Awards
    Fall 2017Macroeconomic Principles (Undergrad)
    Teaching Assistant
    TBA
    Spring 2016 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory (Undergrad)
    Head Teaching Assistant
    4.7 / 5.0
    Questionnaires: 24
    Awards: (**)
    Fall 2015 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory (Undergrad)
    Head Teaching Assistant
    4.6 / 5.0
    Questionnaires: 17
    Awards: (**)
    Spring 2015 Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory (Undergrad)
    Teaching Assistant
    4.7 / 5.0
    Questionnaires: 28
    Awards: (**)
    Fall 2014 Microeconomic Principles (Undergrad)
    Teaching Assistant
    4.6 / 5.0
    Questionnaires: 42
    Awards: (*)
    (*) Awarded in the "List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by their Students"
    (**) Awarded in the "List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by their Students" with Outstanding Rating (Distinction for University-wide Top 10% rated Teaching Assistants)