Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, University of California at Los Angeles, 1975.
Assistant professor economics Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, 1975-1977, associate professor, 1977-1983, professor, 1984-1989. Professor economics George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, since 1989. Visiting professor University of California at Los Angeles, 1982-1983.
Visiting research professor Russel Sage Foundation, New York City, 1988-1989. Continuing joint appointment economics department Brigham Young University, Provo. Consultant Utah Energy Council, since 1979, Battelle National Laboratories.
Reviewer National Science Foundation.
Member American Economic Association, Econometric Society, Institute Advanced Study, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi.
Married Marilyn Davis, December 27, 1974. Children: Jessica, Cameron, Laura, Daniel, Michael, James B.