I am delighted to name such a talented figure as our chief economist : Lagarde

“All this makes her exceptionally well-placed to lead our research department at this important juncture. I am delighted to name such a talented figure as our chief economist.”

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has announced the appointment of Gita Gopinath as its chief economist. IMF managing director Christine Lagarde described Gita as one of the world’s outstanding economists.