Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Stanford University, 1966. Master of Science in Engineering Science, Stanford University, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, Harvard University, 1970.
Assistant professor graduate school business Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, 1970-1973. Economist World Bank, Washington, 1976-1988, director, 1992-1993, advisor, 1993-1998. Director Center for Pacific Rim Studies University of California at Los Angeles, 1993-2000, professor School Public Health, Graduate School Education and Information Studies, 1988—2006.
Director economics advisory service World Health Organization, Geneva, 1998-2000. Fellow Fogarty International Center, National Institutes of Health, 2002—2006. Professor University California, San Francisco, since 2006.
Chairman ad hoc committee on health Research and Development for developing countries World Health Organization, Geneva, 1996-1997. Trustee Drug Strategies, since 1994. Chairman board on global health Institute Medicine National Academy of Sciences, 2000-2005.
Visiting professor Harvard University, since 2006. Chairman expert group economics, finance, and impact Malaria control programs World Health Organization, since 2006.
Member Institute Medicine National Academy of Sciences.
Married Joanne Leslie, September 14, 1971 (divorced 1995). Children: Julian C., Eliot A., Leslie S. Married Kin Bing Wu, January 19, 1997.