Aug. 14, 1952


BA and MA in economics, University of Chicago, 1973; JD, Harvard Law School, 1976; PhD in economics, Chicago, 1980


Clerked for Supreme Court Justice Byron White, 1977-78; spent five terms as a Republican U.S. congressman from the San Francisco Bay area; served on the House International Relations Committee 1989-93 and 1995-2001


Brought up in Chicago as one of eight children of a federal judge and of a homemaker who tutored her children in French; has been married for 23 years to Susanne, a specialist on Russia

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