Gita Gopinath

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Gita Gopinath (born 8 December 1971) is an Indian-American economist who has served as the first deputy managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), since 21 January 2022. She had previously served as chief economist of the IMF between 2019 and 2022. Prior to joining the IMF, Gopinath had a two-decade-long career as an academic including at the economics department of Harvard University where she was the John Zwaanstra Professor of International Studies and Economics (2005-2022) and earlier an assistant professor at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business (2001-05). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Gita Gopinath has received more than 2,399,951 page views. Her biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 18 in 2019). Gita Gopinath is the 364th most popular economist (down from 307th in 2019), the 964th most popular biography from India (down from 852nd in 2019) and the 6th most popular Economist.

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Among economists, Gita Gopinath ranks 364 out of 315Before her are Sławomir Skrzypek, Ardo Hansson, Raghuram Rajan, Carlos Moedas, Olga Golodets, and Alan Krueger. After her are Yochai Benkler, Eric Lander, Winona LaDuke, Steven Levitt, Christina Romer, and Dambisa Moyo.

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Among people born in 1971, Gita Gopinath ranks 639Before her are Jonathan Stark, Gustavo Méndez, Georg Totschnig, Jamie Luner, Roman Giertych, and Torsten Amft. After her are Andrzej Piaseczny, Raül Romeva, Toshihiro Yamaguchi, Margarita Drobiazko, Tanoka Beard, and BT.

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Among people born in India, Gita Gopinath ranks 964 out of 1,493Before her are Devi Shetty (1953), Rahul Dravid (1973), Dina Pathak (1922), Simi Garewal (1947), Rabri Devi (1956), and Sourav Ganguly (1972). After her are Bhama Srinivasan (1935), Mahesh Babu (1975), Sushma Seth (1936), Manik Sarkar (1949), Alok Nath (1956), and Ameesha Patel (1975).


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). After her are Kshama Sawant (1973).

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