Tidiane is a posdoctoral fellow at the NBER.

He studied economics at the Paris School of Economics. In 2018, he obtained a PhD in economics from the University of Lyon in the  GATE CNRS.

His main areas of research include public economics, urban economics, and public policy evaluation with a focus on local jurisdictions. He uses a wide variety of methods, including applied theory, reduced-form empirics, and structural estimation.

He studied the importance of the urban setting for different local policy instruments, such as taxes on households and businesses, and public goods and services. He is also interested in the empirical identification of tax competition. His recent research focuses on welfare effects of local policy determination.


  • « Taxes, commuting and spillover in the metropolis » has been awarded the 2019 Graduate Student Paper Award
    by the North American Regional Science Council, NARSC.
  • « Tax competition within metropolitan areas » has been awarded the 2019 PhD Prize
    by the French Economic Association, AFSE.
  • Tidiane received the qualification of Maître de conférence (Assistant professor) by the CNU (National council of the University).
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