Gita Gopinath Current Affairs, GK & News

IMF World Economic Outlook- Update

On July 27th the International Monetary Fund has cut India’s GDP growth forecast to 9.5% for the fiscal year 2021-22. Previously, IMF has forecasted 12.5% GDP growth. Highlights relating to India GDP forecast has been cut citing the hit on economic activity due to the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the second ..

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IMF to keep 2021 global growth forecast at 6%: Managing Director

On July 21, 2021, The International Monetary Fund has said that it is estimating that global growth for 2021 will be about 6%, the same that was forecasted in April, but some countries are growing faster and others more slowly.   Key Points Kristalina Georgieva, IMF’s Managing Director, said that economic recovery will be truncated ..

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IMF lowers from 6.1 to 4.8 Percent GDP Growth Rate for India

The Washington, D.C based international organization, International Monetary Fund (IMF)decreased India’s GDP growth forecast to 4.8 percent for this fiscal year, which is 1.3 percentage point lesser than its previous estimates. Chief Economist of the IMF, Gita Gopinath stated in a blogpost that the slow down in the Indian economy which resulted in weak rural ..

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Gita Gopinath becomes the first female chief economist of IMF

Gita Gopinath has joined International Monetary Fund as its chief economist. She is the first woman to occupy the post of chief economist of IMF. She is the 11th chief economist of the IMF. Role of Chief Economist of IMF The chief economist of IMF undertakes the following functions: The Chief Economist is also the ..

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Gita Gopinath joined IMF as its first female Chief Economist

Prof. Gita Gopinath, the John Zwaanstra professor of International Studies and Economics at Harvard University, has joined International Monetary Fund (IMF) as its first female Chief Economist. The 11th chief economist of the IMF, Gopinath succeeded Maurice (Maury) Obstfeld as Economic Counsellor and Director of the IMF’s Research Department. With this, Gopinath became the 2nd ..

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