Bachelor in Engineering, Kyoto University, 1970. Master of Science, University Lund, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, Cambridge University, England, 1976.
Professor European University Institute, Fiesole, Italy, 1981—1985. Research professor University Trento, CIFREM, Italy, since 2001. John E. Cairnes professor department economics National University Ireland, Galway, 2001—2008.
Official fellow to lecturer Girton College, Cambridge, 2006—2008.
Member of Clare Hall.
Married Anna Maria Johansson, February 21, 2003. Children: Alva Indranie, Viveka Lalitha, Petra Kalyani. Married Aina Margareta Warner (divorced).
Children: Sumithra Ulrika, Aruna Carmina.