Professor honoris causa, University of Saints Cyril and Methodius, 2000; Ph.D., Economics, University of Minnesota, 1971; M.A., Economics, Tufts University, 1965; B.S., Chemical Engineering, Tufts University, 1964.
Ministry of Finance, Republic of Macedonia, 2007-present; United Nations Development Programme, 2005-2006; United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, 2004.
Arizona State University: 1981-present; Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts: 2006-present. Previous Appointments: New York University, The Ohio State University.
Career and Recent Professional Awards; Teaching Awards
European Association for Comparative Economic Studies Prize for Best Paper on European Economic Integration (joint with A. Kutan), 2001; American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship, 1991-92; Volkswagen Foundation, Fellowship in Advanced Soviet and East European Studies, 1991.
Executive Secretary, Association for Comparative Economic Studies, 1996-present; Associate Editor, Economic Bulletin, 2001-present; Editorial Board, Economic Systems, 1998-present; Editor, Eastern European Economies, 1989-present; Senior Editor - Economics, Post-Soviet Geography and Economics, 1997- 2001.
"The Optimal Timing of Initial Public Offerings in the Course of Privatization: Theory and an Illustrative Application," Economic Systems, Vol. 31, No. 2 (June, 2007) pp. 121-137 (with C. Y. Ma).
"The Effects of Transition and Political Instability on Foreign Direct Investment: Central Europe and the Balkans," Economics of Transition, Vol. 14, No. 4 (2006), pp. 649-680 (with A. M. Kutan and T. Yigit).
"The Paradox of China's Growing Under-urbanization," Economic Systems, Vol. 30, No. 1, (March, 2006) pp. 24-40 (with G. Chang).