AB, Dartmouth College, 1964; Master of Arts, University of Michigan, 1966; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Michigan, 1969.
Budget examiner, bureau of the Budget, Washington, 1969-1972; chief Housing and Urban Development branch, Office of Management & Budget, Washington, 1972-1976; deputy associate director, Office of Management & Budget, 1976-1977; legislation analyst, California Legislation, Sacramento, 1977-1986; vice president, World Savings & Loan, Oakland, California, 1986-1991; senior vice president, Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco, 1991-1992; executive vice president, chief operating officer, Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco, 1992-1995; principal consultant, Bill Hamm & Associations, Lafayette, California, 1995-1996; principal, Law and Economics Consulting Group, Inc., Emeryville, California, since 1996.
Board visitors Duke University, Durham, 1986-1989, University California, Davis, 1986-1993. Fellow National Academy Public Administrn., Council for Excellence in Government (principal). Member Commonwealth Club, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi.
Married Kathleen Kelley, September 5, 1970. 1 child, Giles Alexander.