Happy to share and invite you all to the event to honour Dr. Gita Gopinath, John Zwaanstra Professor of International Studies and of Economics, Department of Economics, Harvard University and induct her to the MYRA Women Achievers Hall of Fame (WAH 2015) on December 22, 2015. Dr. Gita Gopinath will be delivering a special lecture on "Global Economic Trends and Implications for India” at 11:00 AM.
Mr. Ashok Baweja, Head, Quest Global Defense and Former Chairman, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited will be the Guest of Honour and induct Dr. Gita Gopinath into Women Achievers Hall of Fame at MYRA.
Introducing Dr. Gita Gopinath:
Dr. Gita Gopinath is John Zwaanstra Professor of International Studies and of Economics, Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Department of Economics at Harvard University, USA. She is a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston; Managing Editor of the Review of Economic Studies; co-editor of the current Handbook of International Economics; and a research associate with the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) for the programs in Economic Fluctuations and Growth, International Finance and Macroeconomics, and Monetary Economics.
Earlier she was an assistant professor of economics at the University of Chicago's Graduate School of Business and also served as a member of the Eminent Persons Advisory Group on G-20 Matters for India's Ministry of Finance.
She was chosen as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2011.
She is a Mysorean — having done her schooling at the Nirmala Convent School. She graduated from Lady Shri Ram College for Women, University of Delhi; holds postgraduate degrees from the Delhi School of Economics and again from the University of Washington; and PhD from Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA under the mentorship of Ben Bernanke (former chairman of the Federal Reserve) and Kenneth Rogoff (former director of research at the International Monetary Fund).
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