AB, Washington University, St. Louis, 1972. Master of Arts, University Rochester, New York, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, University Rochester, New York, 1978.
Lecturer economics Indiana University, Bloomington, 1976—1978, assistant professor economics, 1978—1983, associate professor economics, 1983—1987, professor economics, since 1987, chair, department economics, 1996—2002. Executive associate dean. College Arts and Sciences, since 2006.
Member of Econometric Society (associate editor 1999—2005).
Married Karen Gernsbacher, November 27, 1977. 1 child Adam David.