Bachelor, Augsburg College, Minneapolis, 1983. Bachelor in Social Sciences, University Gothenburg, Sweden, 1985. Diploma in International Studies, Johns Hopkins University, Bologna, Italy, 1986.
Master of Arts in History, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1987. Graduate, University Lund, Sweden, 1987—1989. Graduate, Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales, Paris, 1989—1993.
Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, International Business School, Jönköping University, Sweden, 1998.
Lecturer economics Jönköping International Business School, Sweden, 1996—1998. Assistant professor economics Gävle University, Sweden, 1999, University Södertörn, Huddinge, Sweden, 2000—2008, associate professor economics, since 2008. Adjunct professor economics Åbo Akademy University, Finland, since 2008.
Treasurer Christian Democrats, Skövde, Unitarian Democratic, Skövde. Member of Association Social Economics, European Association Evolutionary Political Economy, Society for Development Austrian Economics.
Married Jurgita Baniunaite, April 14, 2001. Children: Lina, Judith, Zacharias.