Experience & Background
Craig is a recent addition to the Phillips, Fractor & Company, LLC expert team, and works on discrimination, class action wage and hour, and other employment matters. He is an Associate Professor of Economics at California State Polytechnic University in Pomona (Cal Poly) where he teaches both graduate and undergraduate courses in Labor and Sports Economics, Microeconomic theory, graduate research, and Industrial Organization. Before joining the Cal Poly faculty, Craig taught at the University of Colorado, University of Pittsburgh, and the University of Richmond.
Conducting research predominantly on labor market issues with a current focus on markets for professional athletes, Craig's current publications include empirical estimates of wage gaps across U.S. cities and ethnic discrimination in Major League Soccer, as well as studies on the fundamental value of bitcoin, the differential effect of pressure on performance in the Professional Golfers’ Association, and a theoretical model of Urban Economics.
During tax season, Craig works alongside students in training to prepare taxes for lower income households through the Internal Revenue Service’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program.
Craig received his B.A. in Economics from Miami University and his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Economics from the University of Colorado where he taught his first courses in Economics.