Assistant Professor Howard University
Research Affiliate CREST

Curriculum Vitae


Work in progress

To whom can you teach love?, with H. Kurban
Frictional spatial equilibrium
with M. Sidibé (draft available upon request)
Selection, sorting and agglomeration
with M. Sidibé
Anatomy of domestic migration, with C. Bosquet and M. Sidibé

Working papers

Neighbor Discrimination, with P.-Ph. Combes, B. Decreuse and A. Trannoy
latest version: here

Revise and Resubmit, Journal of Urban Economics

Previous title: The Neighbor is King. Customer Discrimination in the Housing Market
DP CEPR 9160, WP AMSE 2012-24

The impact of moving costs and informational frictions on labor mobility, with M. Sidibé

Previous title: Job search and migration in a system of cities

WP CREST 2014-43, ERID WP 181

New version coming soon!

Main publications (Personal use only)

Can Tax Breaks Beat Geography? Lessons from the French Enterprise Zone Experience, with A. Briant and M. Lafourcade
American Economic Journal: Economic Policy, 2015, 7, 2, pp. 88-124
For text, see
longer version: here
Featured in Paris School of Economics newsletter

Residential mobility and unemployment of African immigrants in France: a calibration approach, with B. Decreuse

Annals of economics and statistics, 2012, 107-108, pp. 51-91 

For text, see here

Featured in newspaper La Marseillaise, 06/23/2010

Other publications (Personal use only)

Spatial sorting of African immigrants in the French public housing market

Review of Black Political Economy, 2015, 42, 3, pp. 247-270

latest version: here, supplementary material

Public housing quotas and segregation,
Urban Public Economics Review, 2013, 18, pp. 68-94
For text, see here

longer version: WP AMSE 2012-28 (text)

The Geography of unemployment of African immigrants
(in French),
with L. Bouvard, P.-Ph. Combes, B. Decreuse, M. Laouénan, A. Trannoy
Revue Française d’Economie, 2009, 3, 23, pp. 4-106
For text, see
here (intro), here
(part1) and here (part 2)