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Julian L. Simon

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Prof. Julian Lincoln Simon (February 12, 1932–February 8, 1998) was professor of business administration at the University of Maryland, a Senior Fellow at the Cato Institute, an antienvironmentalist Policy Advisor at the Chemical Industry's American Council on Science and Health (ACSH). He was also a member of the Advisory Board of the American Immigration Institute (a program of the Alexis de Tocqueville Institution - AdTI). Together with Ather Akbari, he wrote one report for the 'American Immigration Institute':

  • Julian Simon & Ather Akbari, "The Truth About Immigrant 'Quality'", American Immigration Institute, Arlington, Va, April 1995 [1]
    A 26 page document that can/could be ordered at AdTI. [2]

Documents & Timline

1953: B.A., Harvard, experimental psychology, 1953 Approximately four graduate courses in experimental psychology, Harvard, 1953


1959: M.B.A., University of Chicago, 1959


1961: Ph.D., University of Chicago, business economics, 1961



1985 Oct-Nov: He was a keynote speaker at Elizabeth Whelan's American Council of Science and Health seminar "Environmental Risks: Priorities for the Eighties" (The ACSH was an American Chemical Council lobby). Simon was then the Professor of Business and Social Sciences at the University of Maryland, he said:

"Listening to environmentalists, you'd think our air is unbreathable, our water is undrinkable and that this country faces a crisis of major proportion. It's simply not so."[3]

Two seminars were held in Washington DC (Oct 16) and New York (Nov 13) both funded by the John M Olin Foundation.

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