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Matias Cortes

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Department of Economics

Associate Professor

Office: 1088 Vari Hall
Phone: (416) 736-2100 Ext: 33987
Email: gmcortes@yorku.ca
Primary website: http://sites.google.com/site/gmatiascortes/
Secondary website: CV

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I am an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics. 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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Degrees

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

Research Interests

, Labour Economics, Macroeconomics
Journal Articles

Publication
Year

“The Dynamics of Disappearing Routine Jobs: A Flows Approach”, with Nir Jaimovich, Christopher J. Nekarda and Henry E. Siu. Labour Economics, Special Issue on Technology and the Labour Market, August 2020, Vol.65, Article 101823.

2020

"Delving into the Demand Side: Changes in Workplace Specialization and Job Polarization" with Andrea Salvatori. Labour Economics, April 2019, Vol. 57: 164-176.

2019

“The Individual-Level Patterns Underlying the Decline of Routine Jobs”, Travail et Emploi, Special Issue on Polarization(s) in Labor Markets, 2019, Vol. 157: 45-66.

2019

"The Costs of Occupational Mobility: An Aggregate Analysis" with Giovanni Gallipoli. Journal of the European Economic Association, April 2018, Vol.16, No.2: 275-315.

2018

"Disappearing Routine Jobs: Who, How, and Why”, with Nir Jaimovich and Henry E. Siu, Journal of Monetary Economics, November 2017, Vol.91: 69-87.

2017

"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.

2016


I am an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics. 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.

Degrees

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

Research Interests

, Labour Economics, Macroeconomics

All Publications


Journal Articles

Publication
Year

“The Dynamics of Disappearing Routine Jobs: A Flows Approach”, with Nir Jaimovich, Christopher J. Nekarda and Henry E. Siu. Labour Economics, Special Issue on Technology and the Labour Market, August 2020, Vol.65, Article 101823.

2020

"Delving into the Demand Side: Changes in Workplace Specialization and Job Polarization" with Andrea Salvatori. Labour Economics, April 2019, Vol. 57: 164-176.

2019

“The Individual-Level Patterns Underlying the Decline of Routine Jobs”, Travail et Emploi, Special Issue on Polarization(s) in Labor Markets, 2019, Vol. 157: 45-66.

2019

"The Costs of Occupational Mobility: An Aggregate Analysis" with Giovanni Gallipoli. Journal of the European Economic Association, April 2018, Vol.16, No.2: 275-315.

2018

"Disappearing Routine Jobs: Who, How, and Why”, with Nir Jaimovich and Henry E. Siu, Journal of Monetary Economics, November 2017, Vol.91: 69-87.

2017

"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.

2016