Bachelor of Geography, Peking University, Beijing, 1982. Master of Civil Engineering, Kyoto University, Japan, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, Umeå University, Sweden, 1989.
Associate professor Institute Futures Studies, Stockholm, since 1995. Professor Beijing Normal University, since 1996. Associate professor Jönköping International Business School, Sweden, 1997-1998.
Visiting fellow National University Singapore, since 1998. Visiting associate professor Totorri (Japan) University, 1995. Visiting fellow department economics National University Singapore, since 1999.
Married Gao Xiao.