Master of Arts, University of Chicago, 1980.
Professor University Louisiana Plata (Argentina), since 1975. Consultant International Monetary Fund, Buenos Aires, 1984-1988. Chief economist, research economist FIEL, since 1990.
Minister of defense Government of Argentina, 2000-2001, minister of economy, since 2001. Presidential candidate, 2003.
Member Association Argentina Economics. (secretary 1995).
Married Norma Ruiz Huidobro. Children: Pablo, Analia, Ezequiel.