Alice Mitchell Rivlin (March 4, 1931 – May 14, 2019) was an American economist. She was the U.S. Federal Reserve and budget official. She was Vice Chair of the Federal Reserve, Director of the White House Office of Management and Budget, and founding Director of the Congressional Budget Office.
Alice Rivlin urging the United States Congress Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction to "go big" on debt reduction in 2011.
|Vice Chair of the Federal Reserve System|
June 25, 1996 – July 16, 1999
|Appointed by||Bill Clinton|
|Preceded by||Alan Blinder|
|Succeeded by||Roger Ferguson|
|Director of the Office of Management and Budget|
October 17, 1994 – April 26, 1996
|Preceded by||Leon Panetta|
|Succeeded by||Frank Raines|
|Director of the Congressional Budget Office|
February 24, 1975 – August 31, 1983
|Preceded by||Position established|
|Succeeded by||Rudolph Penner|
March 4, 1931
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Died||May 14, 2019 (aged 88)|
Washington, D.C., U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Lewis Allen Rivlin|
|Education||Bryn Mawr College (BA)|
Harvard University (MA, PhD)
She was a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and visiting professor at Georgetown University. Rivlin also co-chaired, with former Senator Pete Domenici, the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Debt Reduction Task Force.
Rivlin was of Cornish ancestry. In 1955, she married former Justice Department attorney Lewis Allen Rivlin of the Rivlin family, with whom she had three children; they divorced in 1977. In 1989, she married economist Sidney G. Winter, Jr.[source?]
- "Alice M. Rivlin". 23 January 2013.
- Paulette Olson, Engendering Economics: Conversations With Women Economists in the United States, Routledge, March 29, 2002
- STEVEN GREENHOUSE (June 28, 1994). "SHAKE-UP AT THE WHITE HOUSE: BUDGET DIRECTOR Woman in the News; A Hawk on Budgets – Alice Mitchell Rivlin – The New York Times". Nytimes.com. Retrieved May 14, 2019.
- Chicago Tribune: "Ex-husband of Fed official ordered to pay $6.5 million" August 29, 2001
- "Alice Rivlin, First Woman To Serve As Budget Director, Dies At Age 88". NPR.org. Retrieved May 14, 2019.
- Home page at the Brookings Institution
- Rivlin Appearances on C-SPAN
- Interview with the Minneapolis Fed
- Interview with Federal Reserve
- Testimony of Alice Rivlin to Congress, October 5, 1977, on the potential energy savings of urban transportation.
- Alice Rivlin profile at LittleSis
- Statements and Speeches of Alice M. Rivlin
- "Alice Rivlin". JSTOR.