Degree in Economic Sciences, University Paris I., Sorbonne, France. Doctor of Philosophy, Göteborg School Business Economic and Law, Sweden, 1988.
Associate professor School Business Economics and Law, 1993—2003. Professor School Eon. and Management, Växjö, Sweden, since 2003. Director Center European Labor Market Studies, Göteborg, 1993—2006, Center Labor Market Policy Research, Växjö, since 2004.
Member of European Association Labor Economists.
Married Monica Fransson, September 22, 1985. Children: Matilde, Jonatan, Benjamin.