Bachelor of Business Administration, University British Columbia, Canada, 1979. Master of Business Administration, University Chicago, 1981. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1984.
Assistant, associate professor University Alberta, Edmondson, Canada, 1983—1988. Assistant, associate, professor International Business University Michigan Business School, Ann Arbor, 1988—1999, area research director William Davidson Institute, 1997—2004. Abraham Krasnoff professor global business, professor economics, strategy Stern School Business, New York University, 1999—2010, deputy director, 2003—2006, interim di.
Global Business Institute, 2006—2007, New York University Society Fellows, since 2007. Dean, Stephen Riady distinguished professor National University Singapore, since 2008. Honorary co-chair strategy department Guanghua School Management, Peking University, since 2004.
Chair external evaluation committee, IB department National Taiwan University School Management, 2004. External examiner, executive Master of Business Administration program Chinese University Hong Kong, 2004—2007. Advisory professor East China Normal University, 2006.
Director New York University China House, since 2007.
Founder Business Scholar Network, Aspen Corporation Society Responsibility, China, since 2006. Fellow: Academy International Business (elected vice president 2000-2002). Member: Management Policy Advisory Committee, Singapore Economic Strategies Committee, Seizing Growth Opportunities (Singapore Economic Strategies Committee member since 2009), Economic Society Singapore, Intellectual Property office Singapore, Monetary Authority Singapore, Finance Research Council, World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council Global Investment Flow, Korea University Business School (board member, international advisory board), Association Asia-Pacific Business Schools (vice president elected 2009, president 2010), Graduate Management Admissions Council (board directors since 2010), International Asia Advisory Task Force, Association Collegiate School Business, Maintenance Accreditation Committee, Academy Management, American Finance Association, American Economic Association, Academy Management Review (member editorial board since 2005).
Married Jean Jun Wei, August 19, 1982. Children: Michael B., Anne Y.