Gita Gopinath became the 1st woman to feature on IMF’s ‘wall of former chief economists’

  • India-born Gita Gopinath became the 1st woman and 2nd Indian to feature on the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) ‘Wall of Former Chief Economists’.
  • Gopinath had served as the 1st female chief economist of the Washington-based global lender for 3 years.
  • The 1st Indian to receive the honor was Raghuram Rajan, who was the IMF’s chief economist & director of research between 2003 and 2006.
  • Gopinath was appointed as the Chief Economist of the IMF in October 2018 and was later promoted to the IMF’s 1st Deputy Managing Director in December last year.

Qns : Who is Gita Gopinath?

Ans : Gita Gopinath became the 1st woman and 2nd Indian to feature on the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) ‘Wall of Former Chief Economists’.

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