Jacopo Bonan


Jacopo Bonan is a post-doc researcher at Politecnico di Milano. After his graduate studies in economics at the University of Milan-Bicocca, he obtained the MSc in Economics at the University of Edinburgh (UK). He completed a PhD in Economics at the University of Milan-Bicocca and has been research fellow at the Catholic University of Milan for two years.

His research focuses on Development Economics with an emphasis on energy access and efficiency, health, agriculture, formal and informal financial institutions. He is specialized in the design of impact evaluation studies and coordinated several randomized controlled trials in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Within COBHAM, he worked on the role of behavioural interventions to improve energy access and efficiency in developing countries.

He loves travelling and trekking.

Post Published by Jacopo Bonan

Dec 12

Get to know your nudge

From 2011 to 2013, the Sacramento Municipal Utility District in California automatically [...]
May 19

Nudge comes to shove

An experimental, iterative, data-driven approach to policymaking is gaining ground in many [...]
Dec 16

Pay electricity as you go

Giovanna and Jacopo study the business sustainability of supplying off-grid areas in Pakistan [...]
Mar 18

Keeping up with the Joneses

How many times we tend to buy products that our peers own, being it a smartphone, an app or a [...]