Bachelor in Economics with honors, Sir George Williams University, Montreal, 1971. Master of Arts in Economics, University Western Ontario, London, Canada, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, University Western Ontario, 1975.
Assistant professor economics University Guelph, 1974—1975, Concordia University, Montreal, 1975—1978. Associate professor economics McGill University, 1978—1981, Carleton University, Ottawa, 1981—1986, professor, since 1986, director Master of Arts studies in economics, 1983—1986. Research associate Institute Applied Economic Research, Montreal, 1975—1978.
Research adviser Informetrica Ltd., Ottawa, 1978—1985. Director Center Quantitative Social Sciences.
Member of American Economics Association, Canada Economics Association.
Married Lidia Eva Baranski Bernstein, August 22, 1971. 1 child Jasmine Elenora.