Bachelor in Economics, University California, Davis, 1975. Master of Science in Economics, University Oregon, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, University Oregon, 1984.
Associate professor economics University Austral de Chile, Valdivia, 1984-1985. Assistant professor Humboldt State University, Arcata, California, 1985-1987. Associate economics Center Washington University, Ellensburg, since 1987.
Participant fish enhancement study Bonneville Power Administration, 1989.
Married Ximena Sepulveda, August 1, 1981. Children: Maria-Victoria, Steven, Maria-Ximena.