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Thomas Gale Moore

Thomas Gale Moore is Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and a Member of the Board of Advisors at The Independent Institute in Oakland, Calif. He received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago, and he has taught at Michigan State University, Carnegie Institute of Technology, Stanford University, and UCLA.

Moore was a member of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers from 1985 to 1989, and from 1968–70, he served as senior staff economist on the council covering regulatory and industrial organization issues. Between 1985 and 1989, Moore was a member of the President’s National Critical Materials Council and, in 1989, of the President’s National Commission on Superconductivity. In 1988–89 he was acting chairman of the President’s National Critical Materials Council.

His books include Climate of Fear: Why We Shouldn’t Worry about Global Warming, In Sickness or in Health: The Kyoto Protocol versus Global Warming, Global Warming: A Boon to Humans and Other Animals, Environmental Terrorism, The Essence of Stigler, Freight Transportation Deregulation, Central Planning USA-Style: The Case against Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) Standards, Privatization Now or Else: The Impending Failure of Democracy and Freedom in Central Europe, Public Claims on U.S. Output, and Economics of the American Theatre.