AB, St. John's University, Shanghai, China, 1946. Master of Business Administration, University Chicago, 1947. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1950.
Economist, various research organizations, Harvard University, Columbia University, 1953-1957; executive DP division, International Business Machines Corporation, White Plains, New York, 1957-1966; assistant commissioner education, United States Department of Health, Education and Welfare, Washington, 1966-1969; president, Joseph Froomkin Inc., 1970-1990; director, Ednl. Policy Center for Higher Education, 1970-1990; independent economics consultant, Washington, since 1990.
Sergeant United States Army, 1952-1953.
Married Maya Pines, 1959. Children: A. Michael, Daniel P.