IMF says chief economist Gita Gopinath to leave post in January

Harvard University had extended Gita Gopinath leave of absence on an exceptional basi, which allowed her to serve at the IMF.  _ AFP
Harvard University had extended Gita Gopinath leave of absence on an exceptional basi, which allowed her to serve at the IMF. _ AFP

Washington - Gopinath to return to Harvard University's economics department



By AFP

Published: Wed 20 Oct 2021, 12:30 AM

Last updated: Wed 20 Oct 2021, 12:34 AM

IMF chief economist Gita Gopinath will leave her post and return to Harvard University's economics department in January, the fund announced Tuesday.

Harvard University extended Gopinath's leave of absence on an exceptional basis by one year, which allowed her to serve at the IMF for three years, the statement said.

She heads the International Monetary Fund's research department which handles the quarterly World Economic Outlook report.


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