Ruchir Agarwal

Short Bio: Ruchir Agarwal is an M-RCBG Research Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School and Co-Founder and Executive Director of the Global Talent Network and Global Talent Lab

He worked at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for over a decade before that. He has also been a Senior Advisor to the G20 Finance Health Task Force and an Executive Fellow at the Yale School of Management. During the pandemic, he created and implemented the $50 billion IMF Pandemic Plan as the Head of the IMF Global Health & Pandemic Response Task Force. His expertise spans advanced economies and emerging markets, and he holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University.

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Address: Washington, DC; Cambridge, MA


Email: ruchir@agarwal.org

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Global Talent Lab

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