Craig Copeland, Ph.D.

Craig-1890Director, Wealth Benefits Research
Phone: (202) 659-0670
Fax: (202) 775-6312

Craig Copeland is the Director of Wealth Benefits Research with the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI).  He has been with EBRI since 1997. Dr. Copeland has authored or coauthored numerous studies on employee benefit topics ranging from participation in employment-based retirement plans, 401(k) plan participant behavior, policy impacts on retirement security, and the confidence of Americans in their retirement prospects to the types of financial wellbeing programs that employers offer. He leads EBRI’s research on retirement security and financial wellbeing.

Dr. Copeland received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He previously taught economics at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale before joining EBRI.

A list of his EBRI publications can be found here.