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Kevin B. Moore

Education

  • Ph.D., Economics, Johns Hopkins University, 2004
  • M.A., Economics, Johns Hopkins University, 2001
  • B.S., Economics, Pennsylvania State University, 1994
Current Research Topics
  • Household Finance
  • Wealth Inequality
  • Chief, Microeconomic Surveys

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2015 - present
  • Senior Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2011 - 2015
  • Economist

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2002 - 2011
  • Pre-Doctoral Fellow

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

    2001 - 2002
  • A Wealth of Information: Augmenting the Survey of Consumer Finances to Characterize the Full U.S. Wealth Distribution
    Jesse Bricker, Sarena Goodman, Kevin B. Moore, and Alice Henriques Volz
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series (2021)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/FEDS.2021.053
  • Improving the Measurement of Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Survey of Consumer Finances
    Kevin B. Moore and Karen M. Pence
    FEDS Notes (2021)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.2945
  • Effective Tax Rates by Income and Wealth Class
    Jesse Bricker, Kevin B. Moore, Sarah J. Reber, and Alice Henriques Volz
    National Tax Journal (2020)
    https://doi.org/10.17310/ntj.2020.4.03
  • Wealth and Income Concentration in the SCF: 1989–2019
    Jesse Bricker, Sarena Goodman, Kevin B. Moore, and Alice Henriques Volz
    FEDS Notes (2020)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.2795
  • Changes in U.S. Family Finances from 2016 to 2019: Evidence from the Survey of Consumer Finances
    Neil Bhutta, Jesse Bricker, Andrew C. Chang, Lisa J. Dettling, Sarena Goodman, Joanne W. Hsu, Kevin B. Moore, Sarah Reber, Alice Henriques Volz, and Richard A. Windle
    Federal Reserve Bulletin (2020)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/bulletin.2020.106
  • COVID-19, the CARES Act, and Families' Financial Security
    Neil Bhutta, Jacqueline Blair, Lisa Dettling, and Kevin Moore
    National Tax Journal (2020)
    https://doi.org/10.17310/ntj.2020.3.02
  • Wealth Distribution and Retirement Preparation Among Early Savers
    Lindsay Jacobs, Elizabeth Llanes, Kevin Moore, Jeffrey Thompson, and Alice Henriques Volz
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series (2020)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/FEDS.2020.043
  • Trends in Household Portfolio Composition
    Jesse Bricker, Kevin B. Moore, and Jeffrey Thompson
    Handbook of US Consumer Economics (2019)
    https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-813524-2.00003-2
    See also » FRB Working Paper (2019)
  • Introducing the Distributional Financial Accounts of the United States
    Michael Batty, Jesse Bricker, Joseph Briggs, Elizabeth Holmquist, Susan McIntosh, Kevin Moore, Eric Nielsen, Sarah Reber, Molly Shatto, Kamila Sommer, Tom Sweeney, and Alice Henriques Volz
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series (2019)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/FEDS.2019.017
  • The Branch Puzzle: Why Are there Still Bank Branches?
    Elliot Anenberg, Andrew C. Chang, Serafin Grundl, Kevin Moore, and Richard Windle
    FEDS Notes (2018)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.2206
  • Updates to the Sampling of Wealthy Families in the Survey of Consumer Finances
    Jesse Bricker, Alice Henriques, and Kevin Moore
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series (2017)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/FEDS.2017.114
  • Recent Trends in Wealth-Holding by Race and Ethnicity: Evidence from the Survey of Consumer Finances
    Lisa J. Dettling, Joanne W. Hsu, Lindsay Jacobs, Kevin B. Moore, and Jeffrey P. Thompson
    FEDS Notes (2017)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.2083
  • Changes in U.S. Family Finances from 2013 to 2016: Evidence from the Survey of Consumer Finances
    Jesse Bricker, Lisa J. Dettling, Alice Henriques, Joanne W. Hsu, Lindsay Jacobs, Kevin B. Moore, Sarah Pack, John Sabelhaus, Jeffrey Thompson, and Richard A. Windle
    Federal Reserve Bulletin (2017)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/bulletin.2017.103-3
  • Taxing Incomes of Top Wealth Holders
    Kevin B. Moore, Sarah J. Pack, and John Sabelhaus
    National Tax Journal (2016)
    https://doi.org/10.17310/ntj.2016.4.11
  • Changes in the Distribution of After-Tax Wealth in the US: Has Income Tax Policy Increased Wealth Inequality?
    Adam Looney and Kevin B. Moore
    Fiscal Studies (2016)
    https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1475-5890.2016.12089
    See also » FRB Working Paper (2015)
  • Saving for College and Section 529 Plans
    Simona M. Hannon, Kevin B. Moore, Irina Stefanescu, and Max Schmeiser
    FEDS Notes (2016)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/2380-7172.1684
  • Death and Taxes: An Evaluation of the Impact of Prospective Policies for Taxing Wealth at the Time of Death
    Robert B. Avery, Daniel J. Grodzicki, and Kevin B. Moore
    National Tax Journal (2015)
  • Drowning or Weathering the Storm? Changes in Family Finances from 2007 to 2009
    Jesse Bricker, Brian K. Bucks, Arthur Kennickell, Traci L. Mach, and Kevin Moore
    Measuring Wealth and Financial Intermediation and Their Links to the Real Economy (2015)
  • Changes in U.S. Family Finances from 2010 to 2013: Evidence from the Survey of Consumer Finances
    Jesse Bricker, Lisa J. Dettling, Alice Henriques, Joanne W. Hsu, Kevin B. Moore, John Sabelhaus, Jeffrey Thompson, and Richard A. Windle
    Federal Reserve Bulletin (2014)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/bulletin.2014.100-4
  • Estate vs. Capital Gains Taxation: An Evaluation of Prospective Policies for Taxing Wealth at the Time of Death
    Robert B. Avery, Daniel Grodzicki, and Kevin B. Moore
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series (2013)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/FEDS.2013.28
  • The Current State of U.S. Household Balance Sheets
    Jacob Krimmel, Kevin B. Moore, John Sabelhaus, and Paul Smith
    Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Review (2013)
  • The Financial Crisis from the Family's Perspective: Evidence from the 2007-2009 SCF Panel
    Jesse Bricker, Brian Bucks, Arthur Kennickell, Traci Mach, and Kevin Moore
    Journal of Consumer Affairs (2012)
    https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1745-6606.2012.01243.x
  • Changes in U.S. Family Finances from 2007 to 2010: Evidence from the Survey of Consumer Finances
    Jesse Bricker, Arthur B. Kennickell, Kevin B. Moore, and John Sabelhaus
    Federal Reserve Bulletin (2012)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/bulletin.2012.98-2
  • Effective Tax Rates and Measures of Business Size
    Kevin B. Moore
    National Tax Journal (2012)
    See also » FRB Working Paper (2012)
  • Surveying the Aftermath of the Storm: Changes in Family Finances from 2007 to 2009
    Jesse Bricker, Brian Bucks, Arthur B. Kennickell, Traci L. Mach, and Kevin B. Moore
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series (2011)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/FEDS.2011.17
  • The Finances of American Households in the Past Three Recessions: Evidence from the Survey of Consumer Finances
    Kevin B. Moore and Michael G. Palumbo
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series (2010)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/FEDS.2010.06
  • The Income-Wealth Paradox: Conncections Between Realized Income and Wealth Among America's Aging Top Wealth Holders
    Barry Johnson, Kevin B. Moore, and Lisa Schreiber
    IRS Research Bulletin (2009)
  • Using Tax Data to Estimate Wealth for Key Segments of the U.S. Population
    Barry Johnson and Kevin Moore
    Survey Practice (2009)
  • Changes in U.S. Family Finances from 2004 to 2007: Evidence from the Survey of Consumer Finances
    Brian K. Bucks, Arthur B. Kennickell, Traci L. Mach, and Kevin B. Moore
    Federal Reserve Bulletin (2009)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/bulletin.2009.95-2
  • Banking Market Definition: Evidence from the Survey of Consumer Finances
    Dean F. Amel, Arthur B. Kennickell, and Kevin B. Moore
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series (2008)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/FEDS.2008.35
  • Differences in Income Estimates Derived from Survey and Tax Data
    Barry Johnson and Kevin B. Moore
    Proceedings of the Survey Research Methods Section (2008)
  • Recent Changes in U.S. Family Finances: Evidence from the 2001 and 2004 Survey of Consumer Finances
    Brian K. Bucks, Arthur B. Kennickell, and Kevin B. Moore
    Federal Reserve Bulletin (2006)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/bulletin.2006.92-3-1
  • Consider the Source: Differences in Estimates of Income and Wealth from Survey and Tax Data
    Kevin B. Moore and Barry Johnson
    Special Studies in Federal Tax Statistics (2005)
  • Do Liquidity Constraints Matter for New Entrepreneurs?
    Kevin Moore
    Finance and Economics Discussion Series (2004)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/FEDS.2004.42
  • Essays on Self-Employment and Entrepreneurship
    Kevin Moore
    Johns Hopkins University (2004)
  • The Effects of the 1986 and 1993 Tax Reforms on Self-Employment
    Kevin Moore
    Proceedings of the Annual Conference on Taxation (2003)
    See also » FRB Working Paper (2004)
  • Recent Changes in U.S. Family Finances: Evidence from the 1998 and 2001 Survey of Consumer Finances
    Ana M. Aizcorbe, Arthur B. Kennickell, and Kevin B. Moore
    Federal Reserve Bulletin (2003)
    https://doi.org/10.17016/bulletin.2003.89-1
  • seminar

    October 2017

    Brooknigs Institution

    Changes in U.S. Family Finances 2013-2016: Results from the Survey of Consumer Finances

  • seminar

    October 2017

    Urban Institute

    Changes in U.S. Family Finances 2013-2016: Results from the Survey of Consumer Finances

  • conference

    May 2016

    National Tax Association Spring Symposium

    Taxing Income of Top Wealth Holders

  • conference

    November 2015

    National Tax Association Annual Conference

    Changes in the Distribution of After-Tax Wealth: Has Income Tax Policy Increased Wealth Inequality?

  • conference

    March 2015

    Bank of England/Institute for Fiscal Studies

    Changes in the Distribution of After-Tax Wealth: Has Income Tax Policy Increased Wealth Inequality?

  • seminar

    February 2015

    NEC

    Changes in U.S. Family Finances: Results from the Survey of Consumer Finances

  • conference

    December 2014

    Federal Committee on Statistical Methodology

    Improving data quality in the Survey of Consumer Finances: What do we learn from interviewer-respondent interactions?

  • seminar

    September 2014

    AARP

    Changes in U.S. Family Finances: Results from the Survey of Consumer Finances

  • conference

    August 2014

    Joint Statistical Meetings

    Improving data quality in the Survey of Consumer Finances: What do we learn from interviewer-respondent interactions?

  • conference

    May 2014

    NTA Spring Symposium

    Effective Tax Rates and Measures of Business Size

  • seminar

    September 2013

    Office of Tax Analysis

    Death and Taxes: An Evaluation of the Impact of Prospective Policies for Taxing Wealth at the Time of Death

  • conference

    August 2013

    Joint Statistical Meetings

    Evaluating Tax Data Generated Using the Survey of Consumer Finances and TAXSIM

  • seminar

    June 2013

    FCSM Information Sharing Workgorup

    Data Quaility in the Survey of Consumer Finances

  • conference

    November 2012

    Consumer Federation of America Annual Conference

    Families Use of Financial Services: Evidence from the SCF

  • conference

    May 2012

    National Tax Association Spring Symposium

    Effective Tax Rates and Business Size Measures

  • conference

    November 2011

    National Tax Association Annual Conference

    The Estate Tax and the Transfer of Wealth

  • seminar

    May 2011

    ICI IRA Research and Policy Summitt

    IRAs and the Great Recession: Evidence from the 2007-09 SCF Panel

  • conference

    November 2010

    NBER CRIW Wealth, Financial Intermediation and the Real Economy

    Drowning or Weathering the Storm? Changes in Family Finances from 2007 to 2009

Conference Organization
  • July 2017 | Chicago, IL

    2017 Joint Statistical Meetings

    Program Chair, Business & Economics Section

Referee
  • National Tax Journal
  • American Economic Review
  • Southern Economic Journal
  • Fiscal Studies
  • Journal of Business Finance
Professional Affiliation
  • Conference on Research in Income and Wealth
  • American Economic Association
  • National Tax Association
  • American Statistical Association
  • Society of Labor Economists
  • International Association for Research in Income and Wealth
Last update: February 22, 2022