Assistant Professor of Economics
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.
- Ph.D., University of Lyon (France) 2012
Belzil, C, and Sidibe, M. Internal and External Validity of Experimental Risk and Time Preferences. October 31, 2016. Open Access Copy
Belzil, C, Maurel, A, and Sidibe, M. Estimating the Value of Higher Education Financial Aid: Evidence from a Field Experiment. June 1, 2016. Open Access Copy