Master of Science in Economics, Karl Marx University Economic Sciences, Budapest, Hungary, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, 1985. Doctor Habilitation in Economics, Budapest University Economic Sciences, 1999.
Professor economics, comparative economics department head Corvinus University Budapest, since 2000. Columnist Népszabadság Daily, Budapest, 1985—1987, deputy editor-in-chief, 1987—1989. Dean postgraduate studies Budapest University Economic Sciences, 1989—1998, vice rector in charge science & academic affairs, 1998—2000, acting finance director, 1998—1999.
Chief advisor to rector Budapest College Management, since 1996. Visting faculty member Purdue University North Central, Westville, Indiana, 2000—2001. Director postgraduate programs University Debrecen, Hajdú-Bihar, 2001—2003.
Director academic and international affairs International Business School, Budapest, 2003—2006.
Board trustees member The Sasakawa Young Leaders Fellowship Fund, Budapest, 1991, Domus Fund, Budapest, 2009. Editorial board member Competitio Juar., Debrecen, Hungary, 2007. Associate chairman board trustees Zoltan Magyary Public Foundation Higher Education, Budapest, 2006.
Chairman board social science, international equivalency & information center Ministry of Education & Culture, 2001. Member of EACES, ISNIE, Hungarian Society Economics, Public Body Hungrain Academy of Sciences.
Married Katalin Szabó. Children: Gergely, Máté.