International Monetary Fund
IMF has a new chief economist: Gita Gopinath, who currently serves as John Zwaanstra professor of international studies and economics at Harvard University. She will take over for Maurice Obstfeld when he retires at the end of 2018.
Gopinath is co-editor of the American Economic Review and co-director of the National Bureau of Economic Research International Finance and Macroeconomics Program. She is also co-editor of the current “Handbook of International Economics” with former IMF Economic Counsellor Kenneth Rogoff.