Beatrice Newman Vaccara, American economist, government official. Recipient Adam Smith award Brooklyn College, 1943; Silver award Department Commerce, 1965; Gold Medal award, 1974. Member of Executive Committee Montgomery County League of Women Voters, 1959-1965.; Fellow American Statistical Association (chairman fellowship committee 1975-1976, director 1975-1978, vice president 1979); member American Economics Association, National Economist.
Research associate Brookings Institution, 1954-1959. Assistant chief nat. econ div. Department Commerce, Washington, 1959-1965, coordinator economics growth studies, 1965-1971, chief economics growth div., 1971-1973.
Associate director Department Commerce (Bureau Economics Analysis), 1973-1977. Deputy assistant secretary for economics policy Department Treasury, Washington, 1977-1979. Director Bureau Industrial Economics, Department Commerce, 1980-1983.
- Author: Employment and Output in Protected Manufacturing Industries, 1960, (with Walter Salant) Import Liberalization and Employment ment, 1961, A Study of Fixed Capital Requirements of the United States Business Economy, 1971-1980, 1975. Editor: (with John Kendrick) New Developments in Productivity Measurement, 1980. Contributor (with John Kendrick) numerous articles to professional jours.