Bachelor Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India, 1975. Master of Science in Economics, University Rochester, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, University Florida, 1984.
Financial analyst Hoechst/India, Bombay, 1975—1977. Finance economist CFTC, Washington, 1991. Assistant professor and Klynveld Peat Marwick Goerdeler fellow Wharton School/U. Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1984—1991.
Exxon professor of business Tulane University, New Orleans, 1991—1998. McDonough professor accounting and finance Georgetown University, Washington, since 2002.
Member American Finance Association, American Accounting Association.