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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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez vs. JFK Jan 15, 2019

Oh how far the Democratic Party has fallen. In recent days, we've seen the new darling of the Democrats, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, crusading for a 70 percent income tax rate. According to a Washington Times report on Thursday, several prominent Democ... Read More

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Navigating the Great Divide Jan 08, 2019

In the months after the election of Donald Trump, there was a mini-political movement in California to get the Golden State to secede from the Union. It didn't get off the ground, though during a recent trip to Northern California, many of the people... Read More

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2018, the Year of the Worker Jan 01, 2019

If 2017 was the year of the investor — with stock market gains of more than 25 percent during President Donald Trump's first year in office — then 2018 was undoubtedly the year of the American worker. These past 12 months have slammed Wal... Read More