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Michael Moore is Professor of Economics  and International Affairs at the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs and Department of Economics.  Professor Moore was the founding director for both the Elliott School’s International Trade and Investment Policy master’s program, and the Institute for International Economic Policy   Professor Moore received his M.S. and Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison  and obtained a B.A. in Liberal Arts (Plan II) from the University of Texas at Austin.

Professor Moore's main area of research is trade policy, especially WTO related issues. Recent worked has focused on antidumping use in the developing world, whether carbon tariffs are consistent with WTO rules, and whether trade liberalization has affected the patterns of government spending in developing countries.

He has had a joint appointment with the Elliott School of International Affairs and the Department of Economics at the George Washington University since receiving his doctorate in 1988. He served as associate dean of the Elliott School from 1995 through 1997. He also has taught international economics to US diplomats at the Department of State’s Foreign Service Institute.
Professor Moore served as Senior Economist for International Trade at the White House Council of Economic Advisers from July 2002 through July 2003.
He teaches courses at the undergraduate, masters and PhD courses on international economics.  For a description of courses, please click here .  Professor Moore has also developed a series of Quicktime videos for students wishing to review economics topics.

Professor Moore spent 1984-1985 as a graduate student at the Christian-Albrechts-Universität in Kiel, Germany.  During 1994-1995, he was a Fulbright Scholar in Brussels at the Center for European Policy Studies and a German-Marshall Fellow at the Fondation Nationale des Sciences Politiques (“Sciences-Po”) in Paris. In summer 1998, he was a visiting professor at the National University of Singapore.  Professor Moore frequently has taught a course on US Trade Policy to graduate students at Sciences-Po.
Professor Moore speaks German fluently and is proficient in French and Spanish.
He was born in Borger, Texas and later moved to Baytown, Texas.  He graduated from Ross Sterling High School in 1975.