• 1969 B.A. (Auckland) with Economics, Mathematics and Applied Mathematics to third year
  • 1971 M.A. (First Class Honours; Auckland) in Economics. Dissertation supervised by A. R. Bergstrom, and entitled The Structural Estimation of Stochastic Differential Equation Systems.
  • 1974 Ph.D (University of London: London School of Economics and Political Science). Field of Study: Econometrics. Supervisor: J. D. Sargan. Thesis entitled Problems in the Estimation of Continuous Time Models.
  • 1979 MA (Yale) Hon
  • 2012 D.Univ. (University of York, UK) Hon
  • 1961-65 Mount Albert Grammar School (Auckland, New Zealand)
  • 1964 John Williamson Scholarship Auckland Savings Bank Scholarship
  • 1965 Dux of School