Doctor of Philosophy, University of Economics, Budapest, 1972. Candidate D., Hungarian Academy of Sciences, 1979.
From research fellow to deputy director-general, Institute World Economics, Hungarian Academy Sciences, Budapest, 1971-1990;
director Japan east and s.e. Asia research center, Institute World Economics, Hungarian Academy Sciences, Budapest, since 1990. Visiting scholar Hitotsubashi U., Tokyo, 1975-1976.
Visiting professor Kyoto (Japan) U., 1984-1985.
Member European Association Japanese Studies (vice president 1988-1996).
Married Eva Maroti, July 14, 1979. 1 child, Julia.