Matias Cortes

Department of Economics

Assistant Professor

Office: 1088 Vari Hall
Phone: (416) 736-2100 Ext: 33987
Emailgmcortes@yorku.ca
Primary websitesites.google.com/site/gmatiascortes/

I am an Assistant Professor at York University. My primary research field is Labour Economics, with a focus on occupational mobility, technological change, wage inequality, skill transferability and the task content of occupations. I joined York University in 2017 and previously held an Assistant Professor position at the University of Manchester.

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Area of Specialization

Applied Microeconomics

Degrees

PhD Economics, University of British Columbia
Bachelor in Economics, Universidad de Costa Rica

Selected Publications

"The Costs of Occupational Mobility: An Aggregate Analysis" with Giovanni Gallipoli. Journal of the European Economic Association, Forthcoming.

"Where Have the Middle-Wage Workers Gone? A Study of Polarization using Panel Data". Journal of Labor Economics, January 2016, Vol. 34, No.1: 63-105.

All Publications

Journal Articles

"The Costs of Occupational Mobility: An Aggregate Analysis" with Giovanni Gallipoli. Journal of the European Economic Association, Forthcoming.

"Where Have the Middle-Wage Workers Gone? A Study of Polarization using Panel Data". Journal of Labor Economics, January 2016, Vol. 34, No.1: 63-105.

Current Courses

TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall 2017 AP/ECON3240 3.0  Labour Economics: Theory LECT  
Fall 2017 AP/ECON3240 3.0  Labour Economics: Theory LECT  


I am an Assistant Professor at York University. My primary research field is Labour Economics, with a focus on occupational mobility, technological change, wage inequality, skill transferability and the task content of occupations. I joined York University in 2017 and previously held an Assistant Professor position at the University of Manchester.

Area of Specialization

Applied Microeconomics

Degrees

PhD Economics, University of British Columbia
Bachelor in Economics, Universidad de Costa Rica

All Publications

Journal Articles

"The Costs of Occupational Mobility: An Aggregate Analysis" with Giovanni Gallipoli. Journal of the European Economic Association, Forthcoming.

"Where Have the Middle-Wage Workers Gone? A Study of Polarization using Panel Data". Journal of Labor Economics, January 2016, Vol. 34, No.1: 63-105.


Teaching:

Current Courses

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TermCourse NumberSectionTitleType 
Fall 2017 AP/ECON3240 3.0  Labour Economics: Theory LECT  
Fall 2017 AP/ECON3240 3.0  Labour Economics: Theory LECT