Rita Ginja is an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Bergen. Her research interests include applied economics, labor economics and development. She has been working on the evaluation of anti-poverty programs in U.S., U.K., and Latin America. Ginja is also studying the changes in within households' allocations in responses to income shocks and to which extent these changes are transferred to children's human capital.
Ginja received a B.Sc. in Economics from Universidade Catolica Portuguesa in 2002, and a Ph.D. in Economics from University College London in 2011.