Bachelor, Cambridge (England) University, 1971; Master of Philosophy, Oxford (England) University, 1973.
Research officer, National Institute Economics and Social Research, London, 1973-1976;
senior research officer, National Institute Economics and Social Research, London, 1976-1980;
head of economics assessment unit, Economist Newspaper Group, London, 1980-1982;
director economics, Henley Center, London, since 1982. Visiting professor Queen Mary College, London U., since 1983. Special adviser Treasury Committee of the House of Commons, 1980-1984.
Honorary professor of University Manchester, since 1991.
Advisor Labour Party, since 1976.
Married Pamela Catherine Meadows, August 26, 1975. 1 child, Andrew Whitworth.