Girija Borker is an Economist and the Gender Lead in the Development Impact Evaluation unit at the World Bank. She is a development economist working primarily on gender, violence, and transport in urban areas. Her ongoing projects study the economic consequences of sexual harassment in public spaces and assess the effectiveness of potential solutions on women’s physical and economic mobility such as police patrolling, a reliable reporting system and access to subsidized public transit. Girija has a Masters in Economics from University of Cambridge, UK, an MPhil from Toulouse School of Economics, France and a PhD in Economics from Brown University.
Girija Borker joined IZA as a Research Affiliate in May 2023.