Monday, 23 May, 2022
TopicGita Gopinath

Topic: Gita Gopinath

Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas is next IMF chief economist as Gita Gopinath takes over as deputy MD

Gourinchas, a French national, is currently a University of California-Berkeley economist. Last month, Gopinath was appointed as the first deputy managing director of the IMF.

Another Covid wave will leave world govts ‘much less space to spend’, says IMF’s Gita Gopinath

In a conversation with Shekhar Gupta at 'Off The Cuff', Gita Gopinath says India must maintain its momentum on spending to provide support to the economy.

IMF chief economist Gita Gopinath calls on PM Narendra Modi

The meeting comes days after the IMF announced that Gopinath is being promoted as its First Deputy Managing Director.

Gita Gopinath set to take on bigger role at IMF as first deputy managing director

Gopinath, the first female chief economist in IMF history, would replace Geoffrey Okamoto who plans to leave the Fund early next year.

IMF’s first female chief economist Gita Gopinath will return to Harvard in January

Harvard University had extended her leave of absence on an exceptional basis by 1 year, which allowed her to serve as chief economist at the International Monetary Fund for 3 years.

India doing well in terms of vaccinating its own people, IMF chief economist says

Chief Economist Gita Gopinath said Indian economy faces many challenges with regard to financial market after IMF's latest outlook projected 9.5% growth rate for India in 2021.

Evidence of normalisation of India’s economic activity — IMF Chief Economist Gita Gopinath

IMF Tuesday projected a 12.5% rate for India in 2021, stronger than that of China, the only major economy to have a positive growth rate in 2020 during the pandemic.

India really stands out in terms of its vaccine policy, says IMF chief economist Gita Gopinath

If you look at where exactly is one manufacturing hub for vaccines in the world — that will be India, Gopinath said at Dr. Hansa Mehta Lecture on International Women’s Day.

India must get rid of wasteful spending, have credible divestment plan, says Gita Gopinath

IMF’s chief economist says India should continue providing support in cash and kind, allocate more to MGNREGA to reduce inequality and poverty post pandemic.

India’s new agri laws have potential to raise farmers’ income, says IMF chief economist

Gita Gopinath said there are transition costs whenever a reform is put in place and social safety net should be provided to ensure vulnerable farmers aren't harmed.

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India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.