Bilal Zia

Bilal Zia is an economist in the DECRG Finance and Private Sector group at the World Bank. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from MIT and has experience in various impact evaluation projects on financial literacy, including evaluation of a financial literacy program in Indonesia, a business and financial literacy training program for youth entrepreneurs in Bosnia-Herzegovina, a comprehensive financial literacy program for MFI borrowers and savers in India, a sophisticated de-biasing program for stock market investors in India, school-based financial literacy programs in Brazil, and multi-layered marketing experiments in South Africa.