Gustavo S. Cortes


 CV | [ PDF ]

 PRIMARY FIELDS
 Financial Intermediation,
 Corporate 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
    I am a Ph.D. Candidate in Economics at the University of Illinois. I am currently on the
    job market and will be available for interviews at the 2019 ASSA meetings in Atlanta.
   
    WORKING PAPERS
    (asterisks refer to presentations by co-authors)
  • Credit Shock Propagation in Firm Networks (with B. van Doornik and T. Silva)
    JOB MARKET PAPER
    Presentations: Central Bank of Brazil | University of Illinois
    [ Working Paper (pdf: soon) ]
  • Exporting Uncertainty: The Impact of Brexit on Corporate America (with M. CampelloF. d'Almeida, and G. Kankanhalli)
    Under Review
    Presentations: Bank of Portugal* | Cambridge University (Judge)* | Drexel University (LeBow)* | George Washington University* | KU Louvain* | Manchester Business School*
    National Bank of Belgium* | Penn State (Smeal)* | Syracuse University (Whitman)* | University of Connecticut* | University of Illinois | University of Kentucky (Gatton)* | University of Georgia (Terry)* | Warwick Business School* | Washington University, St. Louis (Olin)* | LUBRAFIN 2018*

    Working Paper (pdf) | Press Coverage (Cambridge Judge Business School) ]

    PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS
    (please print for personal use only)

    INVITED PUBLICATIONS
        
        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
    Large-scale class (800+ students)
    4.2 / 5.0
    Questionnaires: 24
    Fall 2017Macroeconomics Principles (Undergrad)
    Teaching Assistant
    4.7 / 5.0
    Questionnaires: 10
    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)