Bachelor, Princeton University, 1977. Master of Arts, Stanford University, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, 1982.
Assistant professor economics University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1982-1988, associate professor, since 1988.
Trustee American-Turkish Association Southern California, Irvine, 1986-1987. Member American Economic Association, Royal Economic Society, Middle East Studies Association North America, Western Economic Association, Public Choice Society.
Married Wendy Weisend, September 6, 1980. 1 child, Kenter W.