Global Economic Developments: A View from the IMF

Gita Gopinath

UC Berkeley students, faculty, and staff are invited to join us on May 8, 2024 from 2:00pm-3:00pm for a town hall meeting with Gita Gopinath, the First Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund. The event will feature an interview of Dr Gopinath conducted by current UC Berkeley students on topics ranging from debt sustainability to economic fragmentation and the role of the dollar in the global economy, followed by an open question period.

Vishal Tummala
Vishal Tummala

Gopinath will be interviewed by two students:

Vishal Tummala, a first-year student in the Full-Time MBA program at the Berkeley Haas School of Business. Previously, he worked at PIMCO on the product strategy team, focused on global macro and quant hedge fund investment strategies. He holds an undergraduate degree in Business Economics (with a minor in Mathematics) from UCLA, and is a CFA charterholder.

Victoria Mouro Assahina
Victoria Mouro Assahina

Victoria Mouro Assahina is a second-year undergraduate student at UC Berkeley, majoring in Economics and Data Science. She is interested in sustainability economics, macroeconomic policy, and behavioral economics. She was an Academic Affairs Director and is now co-president of the Undergraduate Economics Association at Berkeley.


Presented by Social Science Matrix and the Clausen Center for International Business and Policy.

Please note that this event is limited to UC Berkeley students, faculty, and staff. Attendees will be asked to present Cal ID upon arrival.


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