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.
- From September 2022, Tidiane will be joining the NBER as a postdoctoral fellow to work on tax competition and the rise of local tax havens.
- Tidiane presented his Job Market Paper « The Marginal Value of Public Funds in a Federation »
at the 2022 NBER conference on the Economic Effects of Tax Competition.
- « Taxes, traffic jam 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).
- « Ownership incentives and housing affordability: Evidence from France » is available as a working paper, n°03-2021 ERUDITE, 2021
- « Local taxation and tax base mobility : Evidence from France » has been published in Regional Science and Urban Economics.