Girija Borker

  • Economist
  • World Bank



Girija Borker is an Economist in the Impact Evaluation unit of the Development Research Group at the World Bank. She is a development economist working primarily on gender, violence, education, 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 response system and access to subsidized public transit. Her work has been featured by Quartz, The Hindustan Times, Le Monde, VoxDev, BBC Radio, and The New Statesman. Girija obtained her PhD in Economics from Brown University in 2017.