Acting Director and Deputy Director of the Bureau of Economic Analysis
Brian C. Moyer
Brian C. Moyer is Acting Director and Deputy Director of the Bureau of Economic Analysis.
In his role as Acting Director, Dr. Moyer oversees BEA’s production of official economic statistics, which provide a comprehensive, up-to-date picture of U.S. economy that aid in the decision making by businesses, policymakers, households, and individuals. He took on the duties of Acting Director upon the May 2 retirement of Director Steve Landefeld.
As Deputy Director, Dr. Moyer also oversees the administrative and communications functions of the Bureau and provides leadership for improving and expanding the Bureau’s statistical programs.
Before he became Deputy Director, Dr. Moyer served in several key positions at BEA, including Associate Director for Industry Accounts. He is the author of numerous articles on measuring the performance of the U.S. economy. Much of his research has focused on improving industry-related statistics, including improved industry measures of volume and prices, expanded information on the sources and uses of intermediate purchases by industry, and improved industry-level productivity statistics. Dr. Moyer is an active participant in national and international efforts to improve economic statistics and regularly participates in workshops on a variety of national accounting topics.
Dr. Moyer has received a number of awards, both for his management and leadership skills, as well as for improvements to BEA’s economic accounts. Dr. Moyer holds a Ph.D. in economics from the American University.