Richard Krop, Ph.D.

Richard Krop, Ph.D., is a principal in Cadmus’ Strategic Ventures Group. Based in our Santa Monica, California, office, he has more than 20 years’ experience as a policy analyst working on water system finance and operations, energy efficiency evaluations, and indoor air quality.

Dr. Krop is an expert in survey design and data collection, cost-benefit analysis, and statistical analysis and modeling. He leads our statistical analysis and modeling of indoor radon levels. He manages our work on the Community Water System Survey, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) primary source of information about water system finance and operations. He researches rate setting and full-cost pricing for water utilities. In addition, he designs samples for energy-efficiency evaluations for power utilities, including the Ontario Power Authority, Detroit Edison, PPL Electric, and Consumers Energy. He also conducts statistical analyses of the survey results, including the development of regression models of energy savings and realization rates.

Richard Krop holds a doctorate and a master’s in policy analysis from the RAND Graduate School, a master’s in international affairs from The George Washington University, and a bachelor’s in economics from Brandeis University. In addition to his work at Cadmus, Dr. Krop teaches public finance and international economics at the University of California at Los Angeles.