The Honorable Alice Rivlin, former Director, Congressional Budget Office; former Vice Chairman, Federal Reserve Board; former Director, Office of Management and Budget; Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution
Interviewed by: Derek Thompson
The Honorable Alice M. Rivlin
Alice M. Rivlin is a senior fellow in the Economic Studies Program at Brookings, a visiting professor at the Public Policy Institute of Georgetown University and the director of the Center for Health Policy at Brookings. She recently served as a member of the President’s Debt Commission, was founding director of CBO, served as OMB director and was Federal Reserve Vice Chair. She is an expert on fiscal and monetary policy and is the recipient of the 2013 Robert M. Ball Award for Outstanding Achievements in Social Insurance, awarded by the National Academy of Social Insurance.
Derek Thompson is a senior editor at The Atlantic, where he writes about economics, labor markets, and the entertainment business.