Gita Gopinath New IMF Chief Economist:- NEW DELHI: Today, Gita Gopinath, India -born economist was appointed as a chief economist of the IMF i.e. International Monetary Fund, she is the 2nd Indian after Raghuram Rajan, the former RBI governor to the hold the position.
The birthplace of Gita Gopinath is India. She is an Overseas citizen and a US citizen of India. Ms Gita completed her Ph.D from economics at Princeton University in 2001 after the completion of BA from the Delhi University and MA Degree from both the University of Washington and Delhi School of Economics. She was an Assistant Professor at the University of Chicago in 2001 before moving to Harvard in 2005. At Harvard, Ms Gita becomes a tenured Professor in 2010.
Gita Gopinath New IMF Chief Economist
At Harvard University, Gita Gopinath is working as a John Zwaanstra Professor of International Economics and Studies. Her research mainly focuses on International Macroeconomics and Finance. She is co-director of the International Macroeconomics and finance program at the National Bureau of Economic Research, Economic Adviser to the Chief Minister of Kerala State in India, a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, co-editor of the American Economic Review, member of the economic advisory panel of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, managing editor of the Review of Economic Studies and was co-editor of the current Handbook of International Economics.
Gita Gopinath New IMF Chief Economist, Was A Delhi University Student
Gita Gopinath has also worked as a member of the Eminent Persons Advisory Group on G-20 Matters for India’s Ministry of Finance. In 2017, she won the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Washington University. In 2014, She was ranked one of the top 25 economists under 45 by the IMF and she was selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2011.