He graduated from the Economics Faculty of Voronezh State University (1972).
In 1972-1973 he was an engineer of the research and economic institute of Voronezh State University. In 1973-1975 he served in the army. In 1975-1980, the head of the bureau introduced the automated production management system of the plant "Electrosignal". Since 1980, lecturer, associate professor, professor of the department of political economy (general economic theory) Voronezh State University.