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Girija Borker is an Economist in the Impact Evaluation unit of the Development Research Group (DECRG) at the World Bank. She works primarily in the areas of development economics, with a focus on gender, violence, education, and transport.
Her ongoing projects study the economic consequences of sexual harassment in public spaces, assess how the structure of the marriage market in India contributes to sex selection, and examine the effects of teacher identity on student performance along with the underlying mechanisms.
Her work has been featured by Quartz, The Hindustan Times, Le Monde, the World Bank, BBC Radio, and The New Statesman.
Posts by Girija Borker
In New Delhi, 95% of women aged 16-49 report feeling unsafe in public spaces. This article shows that in order to feel safer, women in the capital city choose lower quality colleges, travel for a long...
- Girija Borker
- 02 November, 2018