Julian L. Simon

Julian L. Simon

Julian L. Simon was a free-market economist whose classic 1981 work The Ultimate Resource debunks the alarmist predictions of eco-doomsayers like Paul Ehrlich. Simon was a professor of business administration at the University of Maryland at College Park. His other works include The Economics of Population Growth; Effort, Opportunity, and Wealth; and Population Matters: People, Resources, Environment and Immigration. In 2001, CEI established the Julian L. Simon Memorial Award in Simon's honor.