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Felipe Cortes
Email: cortesf@wustl.edu

Felipe Cortes

Finance
M.S. Economics 2013 (expected), Universidad de los Andes, Bogota, Colombia
Ph.D. Finance 2013 (expected), Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis
B.A. Economics , Universidad de los Andes, Bogota, Colombia

Finance

Research interests:
Research Interests: Empirical Corporate Finance, Theoretical Corporate Finance, Banking and Financial Regulation, Corporate Governance, Financial Distress
Papers:
  • "Political Economy and Investment in Infrastructure in Latin America," in Andean Corporation for Foment (CAF), Fedesarrollo, Perry, G. and Rozo, S., 2008
  • "Managerial Career Concerns, Loan Securitization, and Screening," working paper
  • "Managements Bargaining Power, Corporate Governance, and Ex-Post Efficiency of Bankruptcy Resolution," with S. Alok, working paper
  • "How Do Informational Frictions Affect a Firms Choice of Asset Liquidity? The Effect of Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act," working paper
Academic/professional activities:
Participant, Conference Corporate Finance, Olin Business School 2009-2012
Participant, Causal Inference Workshop, Northwestern Law, 2011
Other Professional Experience:
Research Assistant, Center of Economic and Social Research , Fedesarrollo, Bogota, Colombia (Jan. 2008 - May 2008)
Instructor, Econometrics II,, Universidad de los Andes, Bogota, Colombia (Jan 2008 - May 2008)
Instructor, Introductory Econometrics-Social Evaluation of Projects, Universidad de los Andes, Bogota, Colombia (Jan 2008 - May 2008)
Awards/honors:
Winner of the Ph.D. Program Poster Presentation and Award Session, 2012
Doctoral Fellowship, Olin Business School, Washington University in St. Louis, 2008 - 2013
Sixth Place Nationwide, National Exam of Economics (ECAES), 2008
Personal interests:
Soccer, cycling, sightseeing, history and music