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Julian Simon Papers

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Abstract

Title:
Julian Simon Papers
Author/Creator:
Simon, Julian
Collection number:
97-121
Size:
34.50 linear feet
Bulk dates:
1984-1994
Inclusive dates:
1972-1996
Collection Area:
University of Maryland
Repository:
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email: askhornbake@umd.edu
Abstract:

Julian Lincoln Simon (1932-1998) was a professor of business administration at the University of Maryland from 1983 until his death in 1998. Simon was known for his research on economics and population growth which challenged Malthusian theories on global catastrophe. This collection spans from 1972 to 1996 and contains Simon's professional correspondence, as well as reports, publications, conference proceedings, and grant materials. Research notes on a variety of topics including population growth, economic development, immigration, infant mortality, and the environment are located throughout the collection. Drafts, proofs, and research notes for several of Simon's articles and for his books The Economics of Population Growth (1977), The Resourceful Earth (1984), Scarcity or Abundance? A Debate on the Environment (1994), and The State of Humanity (1996) comprise the remainder of his papers. An unprocessed addendum to the Simon Papers is also available.

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Status:

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