Tuesday 2 October 2018 12:33 AM UTC
NEW YORK Oct 2: Indian-origin Harvard University professor Gita Gopinath has been appointed chief economist of the International Monetary Fund or IMF, the international organisation tweeted. She replaces outgoing chief economist Maury Obstfeld, who will retire in December, IMF said.
I am delighted to name such a talented figure as the IMF’s Chief Economist,” said Ms Lagarde, who has long championed greater inclusivity of women in geopolitics and global power circles.
Gita Gopinath’s research focuses on international finance and macroeconomics.
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