Bachelor, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, 1975. Master of Arts, University Colorado, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, University Colorado, 1984.
Research associate, Institute for Regional Affairs, Lewisburg, 1975-1976; teaching assistant department economics, U. Colorado, Boulder, 1976-1979; instructor Economics Institute, U. Colorado, Boulder, 1979-1984; research associate Center for Economics Analysis, U. Colorado, Boulder, 1984-1985; assistant professor College Business, U. Colorado, Boulder, 1985-1988; associate director, assistant professor Business Research Division, U. Colorado, Boulder, 1988-1991; director, assistant professor Business Research Division, U. Colorado, Boulder, since 1991.
Coach, South Boulder Little League, 1988-1989, board directors, since 1991. Coach Boulder Valley Girls Softball, since 1992. Member National Association Business Economists, American Economics Association, Finance Management Association, Colorado Planning Forum, Denver Association Business Economists, Travel and Tourism Research Association (Mountain States chapter), Denver Association Business Economists (secretary-treasurer 1991-1992, vice president 1992-1993, president since 1993), Association for University Business and Economics Research (board directors 1991-1993, Second vice president since 1993).
Married Carol Ann Hoops, June 4, 1977. Children: Daniel, Amber, Kate.