Dr. James Moore

Dr. Moore serves as the Senior Vice President for the Workforce Development, Social Programs Research, and Education Division. He manages a talented team of economists and research professionals while leading the continued growth of the division.


Dr. Moore has conducted extensive research on workforce development issues, income security, and the economics of aging with emphasis on the economic status of Baby Boomers. ​

Prior Experience

Prior to joining IMPAQ, Dr. Moore served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for U.S. Department of Labor, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy. Dr. Moore provided advice to the Secretary of Labor, Deputy Secretary, and Departmental agencies on matters of policy development and supported the economic policy, research, and analysis agenda of the Department. Previously, Dr. Moore served as the Deputy Director and Chief Economist for the District of Columbia Department of Employment Services (DOES), as a Senior Policy Advisor with OASP, and as Deputy Commissioner of the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (LWD).

Dr. Moore has held numerous federal government positions including Senior Economist for the Employee Benefits Security Administration, Office of Policy and Research, U.S. Department of Labor and as a Labor Economist with the Bureau of Labor Statistics and with the Social Security Administration.


Dr. Moore earned a B.S. from Mississippi Valley State University, an M.A. from Virginia State University, and a Ph.D. in Economics from Howard University.

IMPAQ Papers and Presentations

Chamberlain, A., Gupta, S., Moore, J. & Simonetta, J. (2017, March). An Evaluation Toolkit for the Public Workforce System. Presentation at the National Association of Workforce Board Forum, Washington, DC.