Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1963. Master of Business Administration, University California, Berkeley, 1965. Master of Science, Carnegie Mellon University, 1972.
Doctor of Philosophy, Carnegie Mellon University, 1974.
System development engineer, Apollo Project, Rocketdyne division Rockwell International Corporation, Canoga Park, California, 1963-1967. Research econometrician Board Governors, Federal Reserve System, Washington, 1973-1981. Stuart Centennial professor economics University Texas, Austin, 1981-1990.
Professor economics Washington University, St. Louis, since 1990. Oswald Distinguished professor macroeconomics University of Kansas, since 2002. Visiting professor economics University Aix-Marseille, Aix-en-Provence, France, 1979, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1987-1988.
Organizer annual symposia in economic theory and econometrics. Associate director Center for Economic Research, University Texas, Austin, 1981-1990.
Contract selection panel member National Institutes of Health, Washington, 1983. Consultant World Bank, Washington, 1985. Fellow Interstate Commerce Commission Institute (senior, editor since 1983), American Statistical Association (associate editor since 1982, fellow since 1989, program chair since 1992), Journal Econometrics (charter fellow since 1989).
Member Institute Mathematics Statistics, Econometric Society (contbr.to journal), American Economics Association, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Club (St. Louis).
Married Melinda Gentry, September 1, 1991.