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Beatrice Newman Vaccara

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.

Background

  • Vaccara, Beatrice Newman was born on September 20, 1922 in New York City. Daughter of Wilfred and Gussie (Tannenbaum) Newman.

  • Education

    • 1 child, Richard John. Bachelor of Arts cum laude, Brooklyn College, 1943. Master of Arts (University scholar), Columbia University, 1944, postgraduate, 1944-1945.

      Postgraduate, American U., 1958.

    Career

    • 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.

    Works

    • 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.

    Membership

    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.

    Connections

    • Married John Vaccara, June 15, 1944. 1 child, Richard John.
    • father: Wilfred Newman
    • mother: Gussie (Tannenbaum) Newman
    • spouse: John Vaccara
    • child: Richard John Vaccara
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    Born September 20, 1922
    Died January 7, 1983
    (aged 60)
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