Jacopo Bonan

Contact

University of Brescia

Via San Faustino 74/B, Brescia, Italy

European Institute on Economics and the Environment

@BASE - via Bergognone 34, 20144,  Milan,  Italy


Email

jacopo.bonan[at]unibs.it

jacopo.bonan[at]cmcc.it


Curriculum Vitae


I am Associate Professor at the Department of Economics and Management, University of Brescia, Affiliated Scientist at the RFF-CMCC European Institute on Economics and the Environment (EIEE) and Fellow at Centro Studi Luca D'Agliano (LdA).

My research focuses on development and behavioural economics with an emphasis on impact evaluation in the fields of energy, environment, global health and agriculture. 

I am WP leader in the Horizon Europe project PRUDENT (Promoting Green Nudges for Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry).

Working Papers

"Agricultural Transformation and Farmers' Expectations:  Experimental Evidence from Uganda" with M.Mendola and H.Kazianga, R&R at  Review of Economics and Statistics, 2nd round,  pdf

"Widening the scope: the direct and spillover effects of nudging water efficiency in the presence of other behavioral interventions" with C.Cattaneo, G.D'Adda, A.Galliera and M.Tavoni,  R&R at Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, pdf

"Daily temperature and sales of energy-using durables" with C.Cattaneo, G.D'Adda and M.Tavoni, R&R at Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, pdf

"Climate change salience and electricity consumption: evidence from Twitter activity" with D.Curzi, G.D'Adda and S.Ferro, submitted, pdf

"Social Norms and Economic Incentives: An Experimental Study on Household Waste Management" with C.Cattaneo, G.D'Adda, A.Galliera and M.Tavoni, R&R at Journal of Environmental Economics and Management

Selected Publications

Bonan, J., S.Burlacu and A.Galliera (2023) "Prosociality in variants of the dictator game: evidence from children in El Salvador", Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics, pdf

Bleck, J., J.Bonan, P.LeMay-Boucher and B.Sarr (2023) "Drinking Tea with Neighbours: Social Capital and Social Trust in Mali”,  American Political Science Review, pdf

Bonan, J., G.d'Adda, M.Mahmud, and F.Said (2023) "Nudging Payment Behaviour: Evidence from a Field Experiment on Pay-as-You-Go Off-Grid Electricity", World Bank Economic Review,  pdf 

Bonan, J., P.LeMay-Boucher and D.Scott,  (2022) “Can Hypothetical Time Discounting Rates Help Predict Actual and Incentivised Behaviour? Evidence from Senegal”, World Development, 159, pdf

Bonan, J., C.Cattaneo, G.D'Adda and M.Tavoni, (2021) "Can social information programs be more effective? The role of environmental identity for energy conservation",  Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, 108, pdf

Bonan, J., P.Battiston, J.Bleck, P.LeMay-Boucher, S.Pareglio, B.Sarr and M.Tavoni (2021)  "Social Interaction and Technology Adoption: Experimental Evidence from Improved Cookstoves in Mali"World Development, 144,  pdf 

Bonan, J., C.Cattaneo, G.D'Adda and M.Tavoni (2020) "The interaction of descriptive and injunctive social norms in promoting energy conservation", Nature Energy 5(11): 900-909, pdf