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Gita Gopinath and Raghuram Rajan in Conversation

November 12, 2021

Two distinguished economists discuss what's happening in the world economy.

It's been almost 2 years since the coronavirus began to disrupt economies across the globe. In this podcast, IMF Chief Economist Gita Gopinath asks Raghuram Rajan about inflation and his views on what Central Banks should be doing to minimize the damage caused by the pandemic. Rajan is a former Governor of the Bank of India and former IMF Chief Economist. He's also the author of several books including The Third Pillar: How Markets and the State Leave the Community Behind. This podcast is an abridged version of their discussion, you'll find a webcast of the full event at IMF.org. Transcript

Gita Gopinath is IMF Economic Counsellor and Director of the Research Department.

Raghuram Rajan is the Katherine Dusak Miller Distinguished Service Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.