Modibo Sidibe

Modibo Sidibe

Assistant Professor of Economics

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

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

Goffette-Nagot, F, and Sidib√©, M. "Housing wealth accumulation: The role of public housing." Regional Science and Urban Economics 57 (March 2016): 12-22. Full Text

"Public housing and homeownership." Economie Et Prevision 200-201, no. 2 (January 1, 2012): 141-159.