BEcons., University Western Australia, Perth, 1975. Bachelor in Mathematics, University Western Australia, Perth, 1979. Graduate Diploma in Econometrics and Statistics, Australian National University, Canberra, 1985.
Graduate Diploma in Economics, Australian National University, Canberra, 1991. Master Economics of Development, Australian National University, Canberra, 1994.
Research officer, Department Productivity, Canberra, 1979-1981;senior research officer, Department Employment, Edition and Training, Canberra, 1981-1986;principal research officer, Australian Bureau Agriculture and Resource Economics, Canberra, since 1986.
Author: A Model of the World Uranium Market, 1992, Energy Efficience Trends in Australia, 1993, Australian Energy Consumption and Production, 1993, 95, Elasticity of Energy Demand in Australia, 1996, Net Economic Benefits of the Oil Industry in Australia, 1996. Contributor articles to professional journals.
Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Australia and New Zealand Economics Society, Australian Agricultural andResource Economics Society, New York Academy Sciences, Vietnamese Professionals Society (secretary Canberra chapter 1991-1996).
Married Anne Elizabeth Allsop, May 6, 1978 (deceased 1988). Married Dao Thi Xuan Nguyen, October 5, 1990. 1 child, Hung Nam.