Patricia Cortes

Dean’s Research Scholar Associate Professor, Markets, Public Policy, and Law
    Education
  • PhD, MIT, 2006
  • MA, Universidad de los Andes - Bogota, Colombia, 2000
  • BA, Universidad de los Andes - Bogota, Colombia, 1998
    Publications
  • 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. Gender Differences in Job Search and the Earnings Gap: Evidence from Business Majors, Departamental Seminar, UC Santa Barbara, 2020
  • Cortes, P. Gender Differences in Job Search and the Earnings Gap: Evidence from Business Majors, Departamental Seminar, Brown University, 2020
  • Cortes, P. Labor Market Nationalization Policies and Exporting Firm Outcomes: Evidence from Saudi Arabia, Migration and Development Annual Conference, World Bank, DC, 2020
  • Cortes, P. Automation and Gender: Implications for Occupational Segregation and Skill Gaps, Departamental Seminar, Universidad de Chile, 2020
  • Cortes, P. Automation and Gender: Implications for Occupational Segregation and Skill Gaps, Society of Labor Economics Meetings, Online, 2020
  • Cortes, P. Labor Market Nationalization Policies and Exporting Firm Outcomes: Evidence from Saudi Arabia, Center Seminar, Harvard Kennedy School, 2020
  • Cortes, P. Social Norms, Labor Market Opportunities, and the Marriage Market Penalty for Skilled Women, AASLE Meetings, Singapore, 2019
  • Cortes, P. Gender, occupational segregation, and automation, Brookings Inaugural conference on “Automation and the Middle Class”, Washington DC, 2019
  • Cortes, P. Globalization of Home Production and the Outcomes of Highly Skilled Native Women, Barcelona GSE Summer Institute, Barcelona, 2019
  • Cortes, P. Gender Differences in Job Search and the Earnings Gap: Evidence from Business Majors, CESifo Venice Summer Institute, Venice, Italy, 2019
  • Cortes, P. Gender Differences in Job Search and the Earnings Gap: Evidence from Business Majors, Demography Workshop - University of Chicago, Chicago, 2019
  • Cortes, P. Information Provision and Gender Differences in Early-Career Negotiations, Society of Labor Economist Meetings, Washington DC, 2019
  • Cortes, P. Gender Differences in Job Search and the Earnings Gap: Evidence from Business Majors, Micro lunch - University College London, London, UK, 2019
  • Cortes, P. Gender Differences in Job Search and the Earnings Gap: Evidence from Business Majors, ASSA Meetings, Atlanta, 2019
    Awards and Honors
  • 2020, Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research