Bachelor of Business Administration, University Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, 1972. Master of Arts in Planning, University Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, 1976. Master of Arts in Economics, Rutgers University, 1982.
Postgrad, University Wales, United Kingdom, 1990.
Instructor in economics, Inter-American U., San Germán, P.R., 1976-1979; teacher's assistant, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1980-1982; instructor in finance, U. P.R., Rio Piedras, 1983-1985; researcher Center for Business Research, U. P.R., Rio Piedras, 1985-1987; assistant professor, U. P.R., Mayaguez, since 1987; consultant, Senate of P.R. Commonwealth, San Juan, 1985; consultant, Santurce (P.R.) Planning Board, 1986-1987; part-time consultant, Santurce (P.R.) Planning Board, since 1987. Consultant Common for 2004 Olympic Games, Hato Rey, since 1991.
Member Association Economists of Puerto Rico (coordinator business cycle committee).
Married Milagros Rios, June 14, 1975. Children: Isramil José, Yadiel Alexis.