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Modibo Sidibe, Assistant Professor

Modibo Sidibe

Modibo Sidibe joined the Department of Economics as an assistant professor in 2014, after completing his PhD. in economics at the University of Lyon, and CREST in Paris. Prior to joigning the faculty, Professor Sidibe worked as a postdoctoral associate at Duke. He is originally from Bamako, the capital of Mali in West Africa.

Professor Sidibe specializes in Structural Econometrics and his main focus of research is to develop models to understand how cities generate inequalities between individuals. Through his research, he has used job search models to analyze the migration decisions of agents and the efficiency of place based policies. Sidibe has also done work on hedonic methods, and panel data model with large parameter space.

Contact Info:
Office Location:  220A Social Sciences Bldg, Box 90097, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 660-1801
Email Address: send me a message
Web Page:  https://sites.google.com/site/modibsidibe/home

Teaching (Spring 2019):

  • ECON 613.01, APPLIED ECONOMETRICS: MICRO Synopsis
    Old Chem 116, TuTh 10:05 AM-11:20 AM
Office Hours:

By appointment
Education:

Ph.D.University of Lyon (France)2012
Specialties:

Public Economics
Urban and Real Estate Economics
Labor Economics / Economics of the Household
Econometrics
Research Interests: job search theory, urban economics, public economy

Professor Sidibe specializes in Structural Econometrics and his main focus of research is to develop models to understand how cities generate inequalities between individuals. Through his research, he has used job search models to analyze the migration decisions of agents and the efficiency of place based policies. Sidibe has also done work on hedonic methods, and panel data model with large parameter space.

Curriculum Vitae  Bio
Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Belzil, C; Sidibe, M, Internal and External Validity of Experimental Risk and Time Preferences no. 237 (October, 2016), pp. 43 pages  [abs]
  2. Schmutz, B; Sidibe, M, Frictional Spatial Equilibrium no. 236 (September, 2016), pp. 34 pages  [abs]
  3. Belzil, C; Maurel, A; Sidibe, M, Estimating the Value of Higher Education Financial Aid: Evidence from a Field Experiment no. 235 (June, 2016), pp. 53 pages  [abs]
  4. Schmutz, B; Sidibe, M, Frictional Labor Mobility no. 234 (May, 2016), pp. 61 pages  [abs]
  5. Goffette-Nagot, F; Sidibé, M, Housing wealth accumulation: The role of public housing, Regional Science and Urban Economics, vol. 57 (March, 2016), pp. 12-22, Elsevier BV [doi]


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