Papers, 1964-1988.


Papers, 1964-1988.

Correspondence, memoranda, reports, speeches and other writings, congressional testimony, printed materials, newspaper clippings, and photos, relating to Rivlin's career as an economist, her association with the Brookings Institution, work at U.S. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, directorship of Congressional Budget Office (1975-1983), and her presidency of American Economic Association (1986); together with material relating to her activities as a member of the boards of Black Student Fund, Bryn Mawr College, and Harvard University, participation in the National Longitudinal Study of the High School Class of 1972, travels to China as a member of Carnegie Council on Policy Studies in Higher Education, work with the Ford Foundation's Project on Social Welfare and the American Future, National Research Council's Committee on Federal Agency Evaluation Research, National Conference on Social Welfare's Project on Federalism and National Purpose, and Brookings Institution Panel on Social Experimentation. Topics include aging, civil rights movement, economy, education, federal budget and deficit, health, income maintenance programs, program budgeting, public welfare, social experimentation, social policy and research, and social unrest in the late 1960s. Correspondents include Gardner Ackley, Daniel Bell, John Brademas, John Hope Franklin, Charles E. Fritz, John Kenneth Galbraith, Herbert J. Gans, Kermit Gordon, William Gorham, Walter W. Heller, Clark Kerr, Bruce King, Daniel P. Moynihan, Joseph A. Pechman, William Proxmire, Charles S. Robb, Charles L. Schultze, Neil J. Smelser, Elmer P. Staats, James Wilfrid Vander Zanden, Paul A. Volcker, and Timothy E. Wirth.

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Bell, Daniel (Daniel A.), 1964- (person)

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