Kiplinger Brings Economist Richard DeKaser on Board

Business economist Richard DeKaser has joined Kiplinger Washington Editors as a Contributing Economist. DeKaser will write a weekly column called “Practical Economics” for Kiplinger.com and contribute to The Kiplinger Letter. His debut column posts tomorrow, and will examine labor market developments and prospects.

DeKaser served as chief economist and senior vice president at National City Bank of Cleveland for 10 years and senior financial economist at the Bank of Boston for almost a decade.

He is president of Woodley Park Research and director of the National Association for Business Economics. A graduate of New York University, DeKaser resides in Washington, D.C.