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Perspectives on the Long-Run Fiscal Outlook

Jul 2007
Policy Brief
By  Michael Boskin, Alice Rivlin
Alice M. Rivlin is a Visiting Professor at the Public Policy Institute of Georgetown University and a Senior Fellow in the Economic Studies program at the Brookings Institution. She is the Director of the Greater Washington Research Program at Brookings. Before returning to Brookings, Ms. Rivlin served as Vice Chair of the Federal Reserve Board and she was Director and Deputy Director of the White House Office of Management and Budget. She was the founding Director of the Congressional Budget Office.

Michael J. Boskin is a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and the Tully M. Friedman Professor of Economics at Stanford University. He is one of the founding faculty members of SIEPR and a former SIEPR director. He is also a SIEPR Senior Fellow. Boskin is a former Chairman of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) under President Bush and also chaired the highly influential blue ribbon congressional commission on the Consumer Price Index. He is currently an advisor to numerous government agencies, both in the U.S. and abroad, and serves on the Boards of Directors of several corporations and foundations.