Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy, Brown University, 1990.
Assistant professor University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1988—1993, associate professor, 1993—1996, professor economic, 1996—1996, New York University, New York, New York, 1998—2000, Yale University, New Haven, 2000—2006. Research professor William Polk Carey School Business, Tempe, Arizona, since 2006. Distinguished research professor University of Technology Sydney, Sydney, since 2006.
Fellow Institute for Empirical Macroecons. Member American Economic Association, Econometric Society.
Married Laurel Hixon, June 20, 1998. 1 child Alexander M.H.