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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, March 4, 2014.
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Obama nominates Burwell, Moniz, McCarthy

Obama nominates Burwell, Moniz, McCarthy

WASHINGTON, March 4 (UPI) -- President Obama took steps to fill holes in his second-term Cabinet Monday, introducing his nominees for budgetary, energy and environmental positions.

Economist urges spending cuts, tax changes

WASHINGTON, June 5 (UPI) -- A former government economist proposed Sunday that both Democrats and Republicans have valid ideas on getting the U.S. economy on the right track.
House approves stimulus plan

House approves stimulus plan

WASHINGTON, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- The U.S. House of Representatives Wednesday approved an $819 billion economic stimulus plan.

Economists doubt Obama spending pledges

WASHINGTON, July 8 (UPI) -- Some U.S. economists are warning that Sen. Barack Obama's proposed spending plan may be too ambitious and will not have the revenues to make it work.

Budget analysts call for NASA cuts

WASHINGTON, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- U.S. analysts Monday said Bush administration proposals to send astronauts back to moon and on to Mars should be put on the budget chopping block.

Deficit may lead to fiscal crisis

WASHINGTON, May 19 (UPI) -- An unprecedented rise in the deficit and the impending pressure of a retiring baby-boom generation on Social Security and Medicare are leading the United States
DEREK O. SANDS, UPI Correspondent

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Ex-Fed official warns of Iraq war effects

WASHINGTON, March 6 (UPI) -- War against Iraq will only aggravate the already fragile U.S. economy, a former Federal Reserve vice chairwoman cautioned Thursday.
SHIHOKO GOTO, UPI Senior Business Correspondent

Ex-Fed warns Iraq's econ consequences

WASHINGTON, March 6 (UPI) -- War against Iraq will only aggravate the already fragile U.S. economy, a former Federal Reserve vice chair cautioned Thursday. Alice Rivlin also said it was pre

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Think tanks wrap-up

WASHINGTON, July 15 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering brief opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think ta

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Digital Diary: Beyond the Dot-Coms

WASHINGTON, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- The dot-com implosion and earlier bursting stock bubble have overshadowed what may, in fact, be a considerably more important and far-reaching issue: the Internet's impact on old economy sectors such as manufacturing, healthcare, education, retailing and
SACHA COHEN, UPI Digital-Biz Columnist
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Alice Rivlin
WAP95122803-28DEC95-WASHINGTON, D.C., USA: President Clinton formally vetoes the Defense Authorization Bill as OMB Director Alice Rivlin looks on in the Oval Office of the White House 28 December. UPI pa/Ken Cedeno

Alice Mitchell Rivlin (born March 4, 1931, in Philadelphia) is an economist, a former U.S. Cabinet official, and an expert on the budget. She was also previously the Vice Chairman of the Federal Reserve, and the first Director of the Congressional Budget Office. She is currently on the board of directors of NYSE Euronext, corporate parent of the New York Stock Exchange and Euronext. In early 2010, Rivlin was appointed by President Barack Obama to his National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform.

Rivlin is daughter of the physicist Allan C. G. Mitchell and granddaughter of the astronomer Samuel Alfred Mitchell. She is a member of the Rivlin family.

Rivlin is an alumna of the Madeira School, earned a B.A. at Bryn Mawr College in 1952 and earned a Ph.D. from Radcliffe College in 1958. She has been affiliated several times with the Brookings Institution, including stints in 1957–66, 1969–75, 1983–93, and 1999 to the present. She is currently a visiting professor at the Georgetown Public Policy Institute.

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