Modibo Sidibe

Assistant Professor of Economics

External Address: 
220A Social Sciences, Box 90097, Durham, NC 27708
Internal Office Address: 
Box 90097

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