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Richard Kasmin

Richard Kasmin

Research Project Coordinator P: (848) 932-0753

Richard Kasmin is a research project coordinator at the National Institute for Early Childhood Education (NIEER). His primary research responsibility is analysis of early childhood education finance.

In that role, Richard is focused on understanding the methods by which states raise and distribute funding for early childhood education and the inherent implications for program development. He is also heavily involved in the production of NIEER’s State of Preschool Yearbook and collaborates on projects with the Center on Enhanced Early Learning Outcomes (CEELO).

Prior to his work with NIEER, Richard spent 20 years as an economist and strategist in the financial sector, focused on macroeconomics and sovereign interest rate markets. Richard earned an M.A. in Economics from New York University and an M.B.A. from Cornell University. He is pursuing doctoral studies in Education Policy at Rutgers University