Gita Gopinath

Redirect fiscal policy towards resilient sustainable, inclusive growth: IMF urges govts

In a blog post, top IMF officials -- Vitor Gaspar, Director of Fiscal Affairs Department and Indian-American Gita Gopinath, Economic Counsellor and Director of the Research Department -- wrote that the coronavirus pandemic has already prompted an unprecedented fiscal policy response of close to USD 11 trillion worldwide.

Jul 10, 2020, 23:02 PM IST

Expect government attack on Gita Gopinath: Chidambaram on IMF forecast for Indian economy

Chidambaram said on Tuesday (January 21) that IMF Chief Economist Gita Gopinath was one of the first to denounce demonetisation and we must prepare ourselves for an attack by government ministers on the IMF and Dr Gita Gopinath as the IMF has announced reduced growth forecasts for India.

Jan 21, 2020, 10:26 AM IST

US-China trade war will drag down global growth, warns IMF

Both China and the US have had their growth forecasts lowered.

Oct 16, 2019, 08:13 AM IST

International Monetary Fund lowers global growth forecast to 3.3% for 2019, warns of economic slowdown

The global lender cut said key risks included a US-China trade war and a potentially disorderly Brexit.


Apr 10, 2019, 06:25 AM IST

India to be global growth leader in 2019-20, expected to grow by 7.5%: IMF

India will continue to be the world`s fastest growing major economy, the report said.

Jan 22, 2019, 10:47 AM IST

Gita Gopinath joins IMF as its first female chief economist

Announcing her appointment on October 1, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde described her as one of the world's outstanding economists with impeccable academic credentials.

Jan 08, 2019, 09:25 AM IST

Note ban slowed down GDP by 2 percentage points in Q4 2016, says economist Gita Gopinath

India-born Harvard professor Gopinath, 46, is set to take charge as the chief economist at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) next month.

Dec 19, 2018, 11:23 AM IST

IMF appoints Harvard's Gita Gopinath as chief economist

Gopinath replaced Maury Obstfeld who will retire from IMF in December 2018.

Oct 01, 2018, 20:19 PM IST

BJP hails appointment of Gita Gopinath as Kerala CM Advisor

In a U-turn, BJP in Kerala today welcomed Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's decision appointing Harvard University Professor Gita Gopinath as his Economic Advisor, saying there was 'nothing wrong' in it.

Jul 29, 2016, 20:16 PM IST

Four economists of Indian origin in IMF Generation Next list

Four economists of Indian origin have been featured in in IMF list of 25 economists under 45 who are shaping the way one thinks about the global economy.

Aug 30, 2014, 10:05 AM IST

India likely to grow at 6% in 2014-15: Harvard Prof

As per the Economic Survey, India's GDP growth rate will improve to 5.4-5.9 percent in the current fiscal after remaining at sub-5 percent level for past two years.

Jul 23, 2014, 12:28 PM IST

Indian-origin woman named Professor at Harvard

Noted academician Gita Gopinath has been named professor of economics at the prestigious Harvard University, becoming the first Indian-origin woman professor in the institution`s history.

Jul 19, 2010, 00:21 AM IST