Michael Moore

Principal, Virginia

(312) 925-3315


Antitrust and Competition Policy


Ph.D., M.A., University of Michigan, Department of Economics; M.B.A., Babson College; B.S., Boston College


Michael Moore is an economist, with degrees from Boston College (BS), Babson College (MBA), and the University of Michigan (MA, PhD).  Prof. Moore began his career as a labor economist (his major field at Michigan), and published extensively on labor market equilibrium, compensation mechanisms, workplace safety, and the labor market effects of state workers’ compensation laws.  Generally, he has published widely in applied microeconomics, and has testified extensively in antitrust, consumer fraud, and product defect litigation, with emphases on class certification defenses and proof of anticompetitive conduct. His testifying and consulting engagements include In re Packaged Seafood (Antitrust), DPWN Holdings v. United Airlines (Antitrust), City and State of New York v FedEx Ground Systems (Regulatory Compliance), In re Capacitors Price Fixing (Antitrust), NFL v Brady (“Deflategate”),  Air Cargo Fuel Surcharges (Antitrust), TFT-LCD Price Fixing (Antitrust), In re eBay Sellers (Antitrust), Sun Microsystems, et al. v Hynix Semiconductor (Antitrust), PCS v BHP Billiton (hostile takeover defense), Brock v Honeywell (Antitrust), and Costco v Hoen (Restricted distribution & States’ rights under 21st Amendment). He also provides econometric consulting services to pharmaceutical and financial services companies.

 Prof. Moore was the inaugural winner (with Philip Cook) of the Kenneth Arrow Award in Health Economics, and the Kulp-Wright Award (with Kip Viscusi) for best book in Risk and Insurance. His academic career of 40+ years includes faculty appointments at (most recently) Northwestern University (Kellogg) and UVA Economics. Prior to that, he served on the faculties at Duke University (Fuqua, Sanford Institute, and the Duke Medical Center), Yale University (Jackson Institute, Yale Medical Center, and the School of Management), and the University of Virginia (Darden School of Business, Economics, Law, UVA Health, and the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy), with his principal appointment as the Bank of America Research Professor in the Darden School of Business. He was an Olin Fellow in Law and Economics at the University of Chicago and is a Batten Fellow at Darden’s School of Business. He has held visiting appointments at several other universities, including the University of Chicago, INSEAD, UC-Santa Barbara, and the University of Georgia.


UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN: Ph.D., Economics, 1984, M.A., Economics, 1982

Affiliations (former)

• National Bureau of Economic Research: Health Economics and Health Policy Sections
• American Economic Association, Member
• Econometric Society, Member
• Industrial Relations Research Association, Member

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