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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It's a Middle-Class Boom Oct 15, 2019

How much of the monetary gains from the Trump economic speedup have gone to the middle class? If you ask Democratic senators and presidential candidates Elizabeth Warren, Kamala Harris and Bernie Sanders, the answer to that question is ... almost non... Read More

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What the Presidential Candidates Are Missing: Economic Growth Oct 08, 2019

While running for president in 1960, John F. Kennedy campaigned against the moderate growth economy (2.5% annual GDP rise) in the last years of the Eisenhower administration. He appealed to Americans' highest aspirations by saying in his typical Bost... Read More

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'Stop Scaring the Children' Oct 01, 2019

A friend of mine's third grade daughter came home from school a few weeks ago with tears streaming down her cheeks. "My teacher says we only have 10 years before the oceans rise and we are underwater," she moaned. "Are we all going to die?" That's a ... Read More

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Rebuilding America's Domestic Uranium Industry Sep 24, 2019

The following column is co-authored by Stephen Moore and Ned Mamula.The decline of American mining and production of critical minerals in recent decades is a self-inflicted wound that could imperil our economy and national security. Data from ... Read More