World Bank names American Economist Carmen Reinhart as its Chief Economist
- American economist and Harvard University Professor, Carmen M. Reinhart, has been named as the new Vice President and Chief Economist of the World Bank on 20 May 2020.
- Her appointment will be effective from June 15, 2020.
- She replaces Pinelopi Goldberg, who left on March 1 after only 15 months on the job.
- Reinhart also currently serves on advisory boards of the IMF and the New York Federal Reserve.