Jacopo Bonan

Jacopo Bonan is a fellow at the Faculty of Mathematical, Physical and Natural Sciences of the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, is visiting fellow at Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM) and researcher for the project of Laboratorio Expo by Fondazione Giangiacomo Feltrinelli and Expo Milano 2015. Bonan has a Master of Science in Economics at the University of Edinburgh and a PhD in Economics at the University of Milano-Bicocca. His research focuses on Development Economics, and in particular on issues related to health, agriculture, access to energy.

Content by Jacopo Bonan
  • Project

    Breaking the cycle: Reducing non-payment for electricity - experimental evidence from Pakistan

    This research tests the effectiveness of behavioural interventions in fostering regular bill payment. This will be achieved through a randomised field experiment conducted in Karachi, Pakistan. The experimental design was defined in partnership with K-Electric (KE), a private, vertically integrated electric-energy corporation serving around 23 million residential,...

    27 Nov 2019 | Jacopo Bonan, Farah Said, Mahreen Mahmud, Giovanna D'Adda, Massimo Tavoni

  • Blog post

    Flexible payment plans for improved access to off-grid energy in Pakistan

    There are approximately 144 million individuals in Pakistan who reside in either completely off-grid areas – areas that are too far away to connect to the grid - or in ‘bad’-grid areas where load shedding exceeds 12 hours per day (IFC, 2015). Households and businesses in off-grid and bad-grid areas spend an average of 14% of their monthly disposable income on kerosene...

    9 Sep 2019 | Jacopo Bonan, Giovanna D'Adda, Mahreen Mahmud, Farah Said

  • Project

    Barriers and drivers of adoption of innovative energy solutions in Pakistan

    The purpose of this study is to help a team of international researchers (lead by Dr. Jacopo Bonan undertake research in Energy in Pakistan, by visiting Pakistan and preparing a competitive research proposal. The proposed research aims to evaluate the impact of innovative efforts to improve access to, conservation of and efficiency in the use of energy among individuals...

    2 Feb 2016 | Massimo Tavoni, Giovanna D'Adda, Jacopo Bonan