Adrian Moore

Adrian Moore
  • Discipline: Executive Director
  • Organization: Reason Public Policy Institute

Adrian Moore is the executive director of the Reason Public Policy Institute, centered in Los Angeles. In addition to overseeing RPPI's operations, he is responsible for research on privatization, reinventing government, economic policy, and regulation policy. He directs RPPI's Privatization Center, with a research staff, library, information hotline and Web site, all created to assist public officials with privatization and government reform efforts. He also is publisher of the monthly newsletter Privatization Watch and the Annual Privatization Report.

Dr. Moore is co-author of Curb Rights: A Foundation for Free Enterprise in Urban Transit, published in 1997 by the Brookings Institution Press, as well as RPPI policy studies on regulatory reform and privatization of prisons and utilities. He has written many articles for such publications as The American Enterprise,The Independent Review,Economic Affairs, and Regulation. He has also published op/eds in newspapers nationwide including the Los Angeles Times, Houston Chronicle, and the Atlanta Journal and Constitution. He writes regular columns on privatization and government reform for Privatization International and Intellectual Ammunition.

Dr. Moore applies this research to real-word problems through advisory roles with state and local government commissions on privatization and government reform, including ones in Kansas, Oklahoma, Arizona, Virginia, San Diego County, Charlotte, and Washington, D.C.

Dr. Moore graduated with an MA in History from California State University, Chico and received a Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, Irvine.