|2nd Managing Director of the IMF|
3 August 1951 – 3 October 1956
|Preceded by||Camille Gutt|
|Succeeded by||Per Jacobsson|
|Governor of the Swedish National Bank|
|Preceded by||Victor Moll|
|Succeeded by||Klas Böök|
|Born||2 November 1888|
|Died||27 February 1972 (aged 83)|
|Alma mater||Uppsala University|
Ivar Rooth (2 November 1888 – 27 February 1972) was a Swedish lawyer and economist. He served as Governor of the Swedish National Bank from 1929 to 1948 and as the second Managing Director and Chairman of the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) from 1951 to 1956. He was also a member of the board of directors of the Bank of International Settlements.
Rooth died in Sweden on 27 February 1972 at the age of 83.