About CREC

The Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness (CREC) is an independent, not-for-profit organization founded to provide policy-makers from around the world with the information and technical assistance they need to formulate and execute innovative, regional, job-creating economic strategies.

Our staff members come from around the globe, bringing with them diverse backgrounds, and world-class skill sets.

CREC staff

Gabriel Moss
Research Analyst


Gabriel Moss joined the Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness (CREC) team in June 2019, and currently serves as a Research Analyst. Mr. Moss assists with the initial data review and analyses of Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Current Population Survey (CPS) microdata for product development and consulting projects, contributes to the maintenance of the State Business Incentives Database, serves on various consulting projects, and assists with the Council for Community and Economic Research’s (C2ER) product development efforts.

Mr. Moss primarily assists with data collection, analysis, and visualizations for consulting projects at CREC. Currently, Mr. Moss works to assemble, clean, and parse CPS microdata for use in CREC’s Credential Engine and various consulting projects. Mr. Moss provides research support to the CREC team working with the Department of Defense’s Office of Economic Adjustment, drafting memos, collecting data, and helping project lead staff conduct interviews. Mr. Moss provides data collection and analysis for C2ER, helping to identify and develop new data products.

Previously, Mr. Moss worked as a Research Assistant with Dr. Cathy Collins at the George Washington Institute for Public Policy where he helped maintain and update the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy’s property tax database. He provided research assistance and contributed to several published reports while working for GWU.

Mr. Moss holds a Master of Public Policy degree with a concentration in Housing Policy and Data Analysis from the George Washington University and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and Political Science from Western Washington University.

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