Professor Michael Moore has had a joint appointment with the Department of Economics and the Elliott School of International Affairs since receiving his doctorate in 1988 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Professor Moore has published nearly forty papers and book chapters in leading academic journals and university presses. He has presented his work in over fifty venues throughout his career.
Moore has worked extensively on the economics of the WTO system, including antidumping policy, the determinants of foreign direct investment, the political economy of trade, and the intersection of international trade and climate change policy.
Moore recently developed two "hybrid" courses on international trade that utilize on-line lectures and office hours, combined with once a month meetings with students. This innovation has been well-received by students in the recent academic years.
Professor Moore’s public service includes a position as Senior Economist for International Trade at the White House’s Council of Economic Advisers in 2002 and 2003 where he focused on U.S. positions in the Doha Round and new U.S. free trade agreements. He has spoken at numerous training events for government officials, including economic analysts for U.S. intelligence agencies, diplomats at the U.S. Department of State, foreign embassy officials posted in Washington DC and a two-day intensive training workshop on U.S trade for senior Guatemalan government officials and private sector representatives.
Professor Moore was the founding director of the Elliott School’s Institute for International Economic Policy and the MA program in International Economic Policy (formerly International Trade and Investment Policy) Program. Moore also has served as the Elliott School’s Associate Dean, where his innovations included the introduction the capstone projects and one-credit skills courses for the MA programs.