12 Facts About Alice Rivlin

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Alice Rivlin's served as the 16th Vice Chair of the Federal Reserve from 1996 to 1999.

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Alice Rivlin's was a noted expert on the U S federal budget and macroeconomic policy; and co-chaired, with retired U S Senator Pete Domenici, the Bipartisan Policy Center's Debt Reduction Task Force.

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Alice Rivlin's was the granddaughter of astronomer Samuel Alfred Mitchell.

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Alice Rivlin's grew up in Bloomington, Indiana, where her father was on the faculty of Indiana University.

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Alice Rivlin's briefly attended University High School in Bloomington before leaving to attend high school at Madeira School.

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Alice Rivlin earned her Bachelor of Arts in 1952, writing her senior thesis on the economic integration of Western Europe, and upon graduation, she moved to Europe where she worked on the Marshall Plan.

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Originally, Alice Rivlin wanted to attend graduate school in public administration but was rejected on the grounds that she was a woman of marriageable age.

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Alice Rivlin's was a visiting professor at Georgetown University's McCourt School of Public Policy.

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Alice Rivlin's was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1973.

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10.

Alice Rivlin's named 1983 MacArthur Fellow in recognition of her role as CBO creator.

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Alice Rivlin's was chair of the District of Columbia Financial Responsibility and Management Assistance Authority from 1998 to 2001.

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Alice Rivlin was on the Board of Directors at the National Institute for Civil Discourse .

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