About Stephen Moore

Stephen Moore

Stephen Moore

Stephen­ Moore is an economics journalist, author, and columnist who served as the senior economics writer for the Wall Street Journal editorial page and as member of the Journal's editorial board. He continues to be a regular contributor at The Wall Street Journal and other outlets, such as Fox News, CNN and CNBC, and writes a nationally syndicated political column .

Currently, Moore is the chief economist for the Institute for Economic Freedom and Opportunity, recently released "An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of States," which explains why eliminating or lowering tax burdens at the state level leads to economic growth and wealth creation. This is the latest of many books he has co-authored.

In his earlier career he Moore was founder and president of the Club for Growth, a 25,000-member organization dedicated to helping elect free market, tax-cutting candidates to Congress and served as the Grover M. Hermann Fellow in Budgetary Affairs at The Heritage Foundation.


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Why Trump Should Stop the Reregulation of Freight Rail Aug 20, 2019

Recently, two major railroad operators, CSX and Union Pacific, reported a significant drop in earnings, in part due to declining rail shipments. This was partially due to the impact of ongoing trade disputes. While we generally support a better trade... Read More

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Sending an SOS to the Federal Reserve Aug 13, 2019

To keep the economy from a further growth slowdown, the Fed must inject more dollar liquidity into the global economy — immediately. The next Fed rate cut cannot wait until September. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell should call an emergency meeting... Read More

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Why the Fed Shouldn't Compete With Private Banks Aug 06, 2019

Do we want the U.S. Federal Reserve Board to operate as a commercial bank — and compete with our private banking system? The Fed apparently wants to, and it's a policy shift that could greatly expand the mission of the Fed. Last week, while mos... Read More