Bilal Mirza

Bilal Mirza has been a PhD Researcher at the United Nations University Maastricht Economic and Social Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (UNU-MERIT) since 2006 and is working on the measurement of energy poverty and its socio-economic impacts on rural households. An alumnus of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (EPFL), he has been working on the project with Prof. Rene Kemp and Prof. Adam Szirmai at UNU-MERIT. His research interests include rural poverty measurement and alleviation, pro-poor technology and innovation policy for developing countries.