Gita Gopinath

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Gita Gopinath (born 8 December 1971) has been the Chief Economist of the International Monetary Fund since 2019. In that role she is the Director of IMF's Research Department and the Economic Counsellor of the Fund. She is on leave of public service from the economics department of Harvard University where she is the John Zwaanstra Professor of International Studies and Economics. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gita Gopinath has received more than 1,908,403 page views. Her biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 16 in 2019). Gita Gopinath is the 307th most popular economist (down from 289th in 2019), the 853rd most popular biography from India (down from 756th in 2019) and the 6th most popular Indian Economist.

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Among economists, Gita Gopinath ranks 307 out of 315Before her are Sevil Shhaideh, Michael Albert, Arkady Dvorkovich, Sławomir Skrzypek, Ardo Hansson, and Raghuram Rajan. After her are Yochai Benkler, Steven Levitt, Alan Krueger, Carlos Moedas, Dambisa Moyo, and Eric Lander.

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Among people born in 1971, Gita Gopinath ranks 610Before her are Roman Čechmánek, Dick Norman, Amanda Detmer, Wang Yan, Eric Garcetti, and Andrea Sartoretti. After her are Friderika Bayer, Jim Butcher, Brooke Burke, Indrek Pertelson, Craig McCracken, and Andrzej Piaseczny.

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In India

Among people born in India, Gita Gopinath ranks 853 out of 1,227Before her are Sonakshi Sinha (1987), Sanaya Irani (1983), Poonam Dhillon (1962), Rituparno Ghosh (1963), Harjit Sajjan (1970), and Prakash Padukone (1955). After her are Malaika Arora (1973), Alok Nath (1956), Bindu (1951), Ramanathan Krishnan (1937), Anu Malik (1960), and Rahul Dravid (1973).


Among economists born in India, Gita Gopinath ranks 6Before her are Amartya Sen (1933), Mahbub ul Haq (1934), Abhijit Banerjee (1961), Jagdish Bhagwati (1934), and Raghuram Rajan (1963).