CRI Staff

John E. Stapleford

Policy Director

Dr. Stapleford earned a PhD in urban and regional economics from the University of Delaware.  For more than a decade he was the director of the University's Bureau of Economic and Business Research.  He started the Delaware Small Business Development Center and taught in the department of economics.
Previously, John was chair of the department of business and economics at Eastern University and is a professor emeritus of economic development with Eastern.
Most recently he was an associate director and senior economist with Moody's Analytics.