Bachelor, University Bombay, 1970. Bachelor, University Cambridge, 1970. Master of Arts, University Cambridge, 1976.
Doctor of Philosophy, University Cambridge, 1984.
Lecturer University Essex, England, 1975-1980. Associate professor University California-Davis, 1980-1981. Professor Indian Statistical Institute, Bangalore, India, 1985, University Sydney, 1999-2000.
Bonar professor applied economics University Dundee, since 1989. Advisor British Broadcasting Corporation World Service. Referee journal. economics, since 1975.
Member Royal Economic Society, American Economics Association.
Married Anjum Rahmatulla, May 2, 1980.