Patricia Cortes

Associate Professor, Markets, Public Policy, and Law Faculty Director, Honors Program
    Education
  • PhD, MIT, 2006
  • MA, Universidad de los Andes - Bogota, Colombia, 2000
  • BA, Universidad de los Andes - Bogota, Colombia, 1998
    Publications
  • Cortes, P., Jessica, P. (2023). "Children and the Remaining Gender Gaps in the Labor Market", Journal of Economic Literature, 161 (4), 1349-1409
  • Cortes, P., Pan, J., Pilossoph, L., Zafar, B., Reuben, E. (2023). "Gender Differences in Job Search and the Earnings Gap: Evidence from the Field and Lab", The Quarterly Journal of Economics, 138 (4)
  • Cortes, P. (2023). "Immigration, Household Production, and Native Women’s Labor Market Outcomes: A Survey of a Global Phenomenon", European Economic Review, 158 (September)
  • Cortes, P., Kasoolu, S., Pan, C. (2023). "Labor Market Nationalization Policies and Exporting Firm Outcomes: Evidence from Saudi Arabia", Economic Development and Cultural Change, 71 (4)
  • Cortes, P., Chen, Y., Kosar, G., Pan, J., Zafar, B. (2023). "The Impact of COVID-19 on Workers’ Expectations and Preferences for Remote Work", AEA PAPERS AND PROCEEDINGS, 113 556-561
  • Cortes, P., Pan, J. (2019). "Gender, occupational segregation, and automation", Economics Studies at Brookings
  • Cortes, P., Goldin, C., Peck, J. (2019). "If women receive more childcare support, will they work?", Harvard Kennedy School, Evidence for Policy Design
  • Cortes, P., Pan, J. (2019). "When Time Binds: Substitutes for Household Production, Returns to Working Long Hours, and the Skilled Gender Wage Gap", Journal of Labor Economics, 37 (2), 351-398
  • Cortes, P., Pan, J. (2017). "Cross-Country Evidence on the Relationship between Overwork and Skilled Women's Job Choices", American Economic Review, 107 (5), 105-109
    Research Presentations
  • Cortes, P. Automation and Gender: Implications for Occupational Segregation and Skill Gaps, Discrimination and Diversity Workshop, The University of East Anglia, 2024
  • Cortes, P. Interventions to address Homophily in Economics, College and University Fund Conference, New York, 2023
  • Cortes, P. Gender Differences in Negotiations and Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from an Information Provision Experiment with College Students, Stanford Institute for Theoretical Economics, Palo Alto, 2023
  • Cortes, P. Immigration, Household Production, and Native Women’s Labor Market Outcomes, 4th Brazilian Meeting on Family and Gender Economics, Sao Paulo, 2023
  • Cortes, P. Immigration, Household Production, and Native Women’s Labor Market Outcomes, Gender Economics Workshop, Bank of Italy - Rome, 2023
  • Cortes, P. Automation and Gender: Implications for Occupational Segregation and Skill Gaps, 2nd International Workshop on Family and Migration Economics, Paris, 2023
  • Cortes, P. Gender Differences in Negotiations and Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from an Information Provision Experiment with College Students, Applied Micro Seminar, Tilburg University Economics Department, 2023
  • Cortes, P. Automation and Gender: Implications for Occupational Segregation and Skill Gaps, Econometrics seminar, Tilburg University - Econometrics Department, 2023
  • Cortes, P. Automation and Gender, National Intelligence Committee Conference on Gender and National Security, Washington DC, 2023
  • Cortes, P. Automation and Gender: Implications for Occupational Segregation and Skill Gaps, Micro seminar, Boston College - Economics Department, 2023
  • Cortes, P. Gender Differences in Negotiations and Labor Market Outcomes: Evidence from an Information Provision Experiment with College Students, Micro Lunch, Boston University - Economics Department, 2023
  • Cortes, P. Gender Differences in Job Search and the Earnings Gap: Evidence from the Field and Lab, Micro Seminar, CUNEF, Madrid, Spain, 2022
  • Cortes, P. Gender Differences in Job Search and the Earnings Gap: Evidence from the Field and Lab, Applied Micro Seminar, Georgetown University, 2022
  • Cortes, P. Automation and Gender: Implications for Occupational Segregation and Skill Gaps, Micro Seminar, Georgia State University, Virtual, 2022
  • Cortes, P. Gender Differences in Job Search and the Earnings Gap: Evidence from the Field and Lab, Berlin Applied Micro Seminar, Virtual, 2022
  • Cortes, P. Immigration, Household Production, and Native Women’s Labor Market Outcomes: A Survey of a Global Phenomenon, Immigration Lecture, University of Luxembourg, 2022
  • Cortes, P. Automation and Gender: Implications for Occupational Segregation and Skill Gaps, Labor Seminar, University of Nebraska, Virtual, 2022
  • Cortes, P. Globalization of Household Production and Native Women's Labor Market Outcomes: A Survey of the Literature, International Conference on Migration and Development, Luxembourg, 2021
  • Cortes, P. Gender Differences in Job Search and the Earnings Gap: Evidence from Business Majors, University of Munich - Economics Seminar, 2021
  • Cortes, P. Labor Market Nationalization Policies and Exporting Firm Outcomes: Evidence from Saudi Arabia, Migration Study Group Seminar, virtual, 2021
  • Cortes, P. Unintended Benefits of COVID-19? Impacts on Job Flexibility and the Gender Pay Gap, SEHO meetings, Virtual, 2021
  • Cortes, P. Automation and Gender: Implications for Occupational Segregation and Skill Gaps, Oxford - Economics Seminar, Virtual, 2021
  • Cortes, P. Automation and Gender: Implications for Occupational Segregation and Skill Gaps, Women in the Labour Market - University of Essex, Virtual, 2021
  • Cortes, P. Automation and Gender: Implications for Occupational Segregation and Skill Gaps, Econ Seminar, Wayne State University, Virtual, 2021
  • Cortes, P. Automation and Gender: Implications for Occupational Segregation and Skill Gaps, Boston U. Economics Department, Monday Lunch, Virtual, 2021
  • Cortes, P. Gender Differences in Job Search and the Earnings Gap: Evidence from Business Majors, Economics Seminar - University of Warwick, Virtual, 2021
  • Cortes, P. Automation and Gender: Implications for Occupational Segregation and Skill Gaps, Economics@Panmure seminars at Heriot-Watt University (Edinburgh, UK), Virtual, 2021
  • Cortes, P. Gender Differences in Job Search and the Earnings Gap: Evidence from Business Majors, ASSA meetings, Virtual, 2021
  • Cortes, P. Automation and Gender: Implications for Occupational Segregation and Skill Gaps, Economics Seminar - Panmure House - Edinburgh, Virtual
  • Cortes, P. Automation and Gender: Implications for Occupational Segregation and Skill Gaps, Economics Department - University of Oxford, UK, Virtual
    Awards and Honors
  • 2020, Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research