Bachelor, Balliol College, 1940. Master of Arts, Balliol College, 1946.
Professor, of Economics, University de Sao Paulo 1941-1946. Adviser to Brazilian Delegate to Preparatory Committee and Conference of Institute Trade Organization 1946-1948. Assistant Division Chief, Institute Monetary Fund (International Monetary Fund) 1949-1951, Executive Director since 1966, Vice-Chairman Deputies of Committee on Reform of Institute Monetary System and Related Matters 1972-1974.
Adviser, Superintendency of Money and Credit (now Banco Central do Brasil). Director of Research, Brazilian Institute of Economics 1951-1956, Director 1961-1963. Chief Financial Institute and Policies Section, United Nations 1956-1959.
Professor, of Economics, University of Virginia, United States 1959-1960, 1963-1975, Lecturer Law School 1977-1987. Lecturer, George Washington University 1989, Visiting Professor, of Economics, Boston University 1975-1979. Adviser to Minister of Finance 1964.
Ordem do Rio Branco, Comendador 1973, and other decorations.
Member American Economic Association, Cosmos Club.
Married Rita Petschek, September 6, 1947 (deceased 2006). Children: Doris, Barbara.