Bachelor in Economics and History, University Maryland, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1990.
Assistant editor, Journal Economics History, Philadelphia, 1985-1988; assistant professor of history, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1988-1991; assistant professor economics, Wake Forest U., Winston-Salem, 1991-1996; associate professor, Wake Forest U., Winston-Salem, since 1996. Associate director EH.Net.
(Historical Perspectives on the American Economy: Selected...)
Member American Economic Association (Jonathan Hughes prize for excellence in teaching economic history 1999), Economic History Association, Social Science History Association, Cliometric Society.
Married Regina T. Tatarewicz, June 16, 1984. Children: Thomas, Antonina, Rebecca, Rose, Charles.