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Alan L. Moss, Ph.D., Senior Consultant

Prior to joining Employment Research Corporation, Dr. Alan Moss was Chief Economist of the Wage and Hour Division of the U.S. Department of Labor, where he worked for over 30 years. Previous positions he held at the Department of Labor include Director of Wage Determinations administering prevailing wage provisions of the Davis-Bacon and Service Contract Act (SCA) for 12 years, and Chief of Labor Market Information.

As Chief of Labor Market Information (LMI) Dr. Moss launched the LMI training institute and developed the nation's first computerized jobs newspaper. In his later years with the Department of Labor, he focused his efforts on the minimum wage, preparing two published reports that were transmitted to every member of Congress.

As Director of Wage Determinations, he initiated the first published manuals of wage determinations operations, publication of the Service Contract Act Directory of Occupations, automation of Davis-Bacon and SCA wage determination preparation, and on-line retrieval of Davis-Bacon wage determinations. In 1989 he was American Political Science Association Congressional Fellow to U.S. Senator Frank R. Lautenberg of New Jersey.

Dr. Moss obtained his Ph. D. in Economics from the Catholic University of America, with specialties in the Economics of Human Resources. Over a 10-year period, he taught graduate and undergraduate courses in Economics at the Catholic University of America, the University of Virginia’s Northern Virginia Center, and Central Michigan University. He originated and led many research initiatives, wrote numerous articles, and in 2000 he authored Employment Opportunity: Outlook, Reason, and Reality, a career book published by Prentice Hall.

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