PhD in Finance, Washington University in St. Louis
Master in Business Administration, Washington University in St. Louis
BA in Economics, Universidad de los Andes
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Research & Teaching Interests
Professor Cortes’s current research interest lie in the area of corporate finance and banking, with a particular focus on the determinants of corporate cash holdings and the effect of loan securitization on lenders’ screening incentives and systematic risk. He has primary teaching interests in corporate finance and investments, and has taught in the Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis.
Industry & Academic Experience
Prior to joining Northeastern University, Professor Cortes served as an Instructor for finance courses and as a Graduate Research Assistant at Washington University in St. Louis.
Awards & Recognition
Paris December 2014 Finance Meeting
Financial Intermediation Research Society, Dubrovnik, Croatia, 2013
PhD Program Poster Presentation and Award Session Best Poster, 2012, Washington University in St. Louis