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IMF Chief Economist Gita Gopinath to Return to Harvard University

Washington D.C – October 19, 2021: International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva announced today that Gita Gopinath, the Fund’s Chief Economist and Director of the Research Department, intends to leave the Fund in January 2022 and return to Harvard University’s Economics Department as planned when her public service leave ends. Harvard University had extended Ms. Gopinath’s leave of absence on an exceptional basis by one year, which has allowed her to serve as Chief Economist at the IMF for three years.

IMF Chief Economist Gita Gopinath to Return to Harvard University
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