Graduate in law, University Buenos Aires, 1956. Postgraduate, University Buenos Aires, 1962.
Lawyer, 1956-1960; professor of University Litoral, Rosario, Argentina, 1963-1966; professor, U. Buenos Aires School Law, 1984-1996; visiting associate professor, Yale University, New Haven, 1967-1969; senior researcher, Di Tella Institute, Buenos Aires, 1970-1990; director, Di Tella Institute, Buenos Aires, 1970-1974, 81-83; president, Di Tella Institute, Buenos Aires, 1976-1983; professor economics history, U. San Andres, Buenos Aires, since 1990; director department economics, U. San Andres, Buenos Aires, 1993-1995. Visiting professor University of Chicago, 1990-1991.
Member National Academy History (academic treasurer since 1990), International Association Economics History (Executive Committee since 1990).
Married Sara Jorge, January 12, 1955. Children: Oscar, Florencia, Maria Jose, Roberto.