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Nomination of Thomas Gale Moore To Be a Member of the Council of Economic Advisers

May 24, 1985

The President today announced his intention to nominate Thomas Gale Moore to be a member of the Council of Economic Advisers. He would succeed William A. Niskanen, Jr.

Dr. Moore is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and director of its domestic studies program. He has also been a lecturer in economics at Stanford's Graduate School of Business and at UCLA. Previously he was on the faculty of Michigan State University as professor of economics (1969-1974) and associate professor of economics (1965-1968). In 1968-1970 he served at the White House as senior staff economist to the Council of Economic Advisers. He was assistant professor of economics at Carnegie Institute of Technology in 1961-1965.

He has published extensively in economic, political, and law journals and has organized and chaired numerous conferences on regulation, antitrust, health care, conscription, and income redistribution at the Hoover Institution and elsewhere. His publications include: "The Economics of the American Theater" (1968), "Freight Transportation" (1972), "Trucking Regulation: Lessons from Europe" (1976), and "Uranium Enrichment and Public Policy" (1978).

Dr. Moore graduated from George Washington University (A.B., 1957) and the University of Chicago (A.M., 1959; Ph.D., 1961). He is married, has two children, and resides in Palo Alto, CA. He was born November 6, 1930, in Washington, DC.

Ronald Reagan, Nomination of Thomas Gale Moore To Be a Member of the Council of Economic Advisers Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/259851