Diploma, College of Economics, Bratislavia, 1950; Computer Sciences Corporation., Slovak Academy of Sciences, 1962; docent, Slovak Academy of Sciences, 1967.
Research worker, Economics Institute, SAS, 1953-1971, 89-90; research worker, Price Research Institute, 1972-1989; minister of economics strategy, Government of Slovakia, 1990; first deputy prime minister, federal minister of economics control, Government of Slovakia, 1992-1994; minister of finance, prices and wages, Government of Slovakia, since 1994; chairman, Council Movement for a Democratic Slovakia.
Member Demokratická unia Slovenska.
Married Mária Trávnícková, 1974. Children: Silvia, Bronislava, Romana.