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Alice Rivlin
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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
In office
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
In office
October 17, 1994 – April 26, 1996
President Bill Clinton
Preceded by Leon Panetta
Succeeded by Frank Raines
Director of the Congressional Budget Office
In office
February 24, 1975 – August 31, 1983
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by Rudolph Penner
Personal details
Born
Alice Mitchell

(1931-03-04)March 4, 1931
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Died May 14, 2019(2019-05-14) (aged 88)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Lewis Allen Rivlin
Education Bryn Mawr College (BA)
Harvard University (MA, PhD)

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.

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.

Personal life

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.

Rivlin died on May 14, 2019 in Washington, D.C. from cancer, aged 88.

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