AB Philosophy, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio, 1963; Master of Philosophy Economics, National Science Foundation fellow, Yale University, 1966; Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1970.
Member of faculty department economics, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio., 1963-1964;
member, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 1966-1967;
member, South Connecticut State College, New Haven, 1968-1969;
member, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1970;
researcher, National Bureau Economics Research, New York City and New Haven, 1969-1977;
consultant in residence, Ford Foundation, New York City, 1970-1972;
director reserch in economics of higher education, Yale University, 1972-1975;
chairman Institute for Demographic and Economics Studies, Yale University, since 1975;
dean, professor economics and business, School Business and Engineering Administration, Michigan Technological U., 1985-1990. Research scholar International Institute Applied Systems Analysis, Austria, 1983-1985. Visiting scholar Institute Economics and Forecasting of Science and Technological Progress, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics Academy of Sciences, 1988.
Member from 110th district Michigan House of Representatives, Lansing, 1990-1992.
Board advisors MacKinac Center for Public Policy Research, Republican Liberty Caucus. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Civil Liberties Union, American Economics Association, Federation of America Scientists, Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management, American Statistical Association, Sigma Xi.
Married Linda Carol Ness, May 18, 1963. Children: Soren K., Stephanie Elizabeth, Phaedra Augusta, Karl Friedrick Johannes.