Stephen Moore is an economist and author, serving as a Distinguished Fellow in Economics at The Heritage Foundation and a co-founder of The Committee to Unleash Prosperity. He is a frequent lecturer to audiences around the world on the U.S. economic and political outlook, and is the author of 6 books, including “Trumponomics: Inside the America First Plan to Revive our Economy.”
Moore is a graduate of the University of Illinois and holds a master’s degree in Economics from George Mason University.
From 1999-2004, Moore served as founder and president of the Club for Growth, an organization dedicated to helping elect free market candidates to Congress. In his tenure as president, the Club for Growth became one of the most influential and respected political organizations in the nation. From 2005-2014, Moore served as the senior economics writer for The Wall Street Journal editorial page and as a member of the WSJ editorial board. He remains a regular contributor to the publication. Moore served as a senior economic advisor to President Trump’s 2016 campaign, drafting tax, budget, and energy policy plans.
In 2007, Moore received the Ronald Reagan “Great Communicator” award from the Republican party for his advancement of economic understanding. In 2010, he was awarded the University of Illinois Alumni of the Year. His book “Return to Prosperity: How America Can Regain its Economic Superpower Status” was a finalist for the F.A. Hayek Award for Advancing Economic Understanding. In 2018, Worth Magazine named Stephen Moore one of the 75 Most Influential People in the World Dealing with Economics and Finance.