Mark Cafarelli

Research Associate

Mark Cafarelli joined the Center’s staff in June 2013 as a Research Associate for the State and Local team. He earned his B.A. in Economics and History from Boston College and also studied global economic challenges and equality at Venice International University in Italy. Prior to coming to the CRR, Mark worked at State Street as a Fund Accountant handling BlackRock’s emerging markets portfolios.


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Most Recent CRR Publications


An Update on Pension Obligation Bonds


The Funding of State and Local Pensions: 2013-2017


COLA Cuts in State/Local Pensions