Bachelor of Science in Engineering, University Hong Kong, 1972. Master of Philosophy in Economics, Chinese University, Hong Kong, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, Columbia University, 1983.
Assistant professor, U. Washington, Seattle, 1983-1990; associate professor, U. Washington, Seattle, 1990-1996; professor, U. Washington, Seattle, since 1996.
Member Chinese Economic Association North America (vice president 1994, 95, president-elect 1999), American Economic Association, Canada Economic Association.
Married Yunkin Leung, May 17, 1973. 1 child, Licyau.