Bachelor, University Gothengurg, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy in Economic, University Gothengurg, 1978.
Professor, U. Umea, Sweden, 1979; acting leader of regional and urban development, IIASA, Austria, 1982-1984; director, professor, CERUM, Umea U., 1985-1990; professor, Royal Institute Technology, Stockholm, 1991; professor, Norweigian Institute Technology, Trondheim, 1990-1995; professor, Jonkoping (Sweden) International Business School, since 1995.
Married Ulla-Britt Westlund (divorced 1994). Children: Olof, Eskil. Married Ulla Margareta Forslund, May 14, 1994.