Martha Gilchrist Moore is an independent economist and president of Moore Economics, a Washington, DC-based economics consultancy. Moore Economics provides analysis, surveys, and statistics to industry and trade associations. Areas of expertise include policy analysis, analysis of industry benefits, energy, trade, distribution and cost/benefit analysis.

Prior to forming her own business, Ms. Moore was Senior Economist at the American Chemistry Council for more than five years. In that role, she served as the Council's economic advisor on energy issues and provided economic analysis used in ACC's legislative advocacy and Congressional testimony. Additionally, she analyzed the impact of various policy initiatives and business conditions on the business of chemistry and works on the Council's statistical programs and publications, including the Guide to the Business of Chemistry. She also directed the Council's research on the direct and indirect economic contributions of the business of chemistry and the benefits to consumers. Prior to joining the Council, Ms. Moore was Economist and Director of Technical Programs at the National Mining Association where she headed up a joint industry-government research program with the Department of Energy. Before that, she was an economist at the American Economics Group. Ms. Moore holds a master's degree in economics from Indiana University and is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is a member of the National Association for Business Economics and the National Capital Area Chapter of the US Association for Energy Economics.

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