Gustavo S. Cortes


 CV | [ PDF ]

 PRIMARY FIELDS
 Corporate Finance & Banking,
 International Finance, Macroeconomics

 RESEARCH INTERESTS
 Financial Crises, Financial History,
 International Contagion

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

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

 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: Bank of Portugal* | Cambridge University (Judge)* | Drexel University (LeBow)* | George Washington University*  | Manchester Business School* | National Bank of Belgium*
    Penn State (Smeal)* | Syracuse University (Whitman)* | Université Catholique de Louvain* | University of Connecticut* | University of Kentucky (Gatton)* | University of Georgia (Terry)*
    Warwick Business School* | Washington University, St. Louis (Olin)* | LUBRAFIN 2018*

    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)

    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
         
        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
    Spring 2018Macroeconomics Principles (Undergrad)
    Head Teaching Assistant
    4.2 / 5.0
    Questionnaires: 24
    Fall 2017Macroeconomics Principles (Undergrad)
    Teaching Assistant
    4.7 / 5.0
    Questionnaires: TBA
    Awards: (**)
    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 Microeconomics 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)