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  Rivlin, Alice
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NameAlice Rivlin
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, Pennsylvania , United States
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Born March 04, 1931
DiedMay 14, 2019 (88 years)
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InfoAlice Mitchell Rivlin (born March 4, 1931 in Philadelphia) is an economist and expert on the American budget.

She earned a B.A. at Bryn Mawr College in 1952 and a Ph.D. from Radcliffe College in 1958. She has been affiliated several time with the Brookings Institution, including stints from 1957-66, 1969-1975, 1983-1993, and 1999-present.

She was appointed by President Johnson as Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, United States Department of Health, Education, and Welfare 1966-68. In 1971 she authored Systematic Thinking for Social Action.

She was the first Director of the newly established Congressional Budget Office during 1975-1983, where she was a persistent and vociferous critic of Reaganomics as head of the CBO. In 1983, she won a MacArthur Foundation "genius" award.

Under President Clinton, she served as the Deputy Director of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget from 1993-1994, Director of OMB 1994-1996, and a Governor of the Federal Reserve from 1996-1999. She was also Chairman of Financial Assistance and Management Authority 1998-2001.

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