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Simon, Julian Lincoln 1932-1998

Overview
Works: 184 works in 729 publications in 6 languages and 22,587 library holdings
Genres: Periodicals  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: HB871, 333.7
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Most widely held works by Julian Lincoln Simon
Basic research methods in social science; the art of empirical investigation by Julian Lincoln Simon( Book )

44 editions published between 1969 and 1985 in 3 languages and held by 1,549 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The process of social science research; The obstacles to social science knowledge; Decisions and procedures; Extracting the meaning of data
The ultimate resource by Julian Lincoln Simon( Book )

33 editions published between 1981 and 1996 in 5 languages and held by 1,478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a strong counterargument to those arguing for limits on population growth and the using up of natural resources and food. Human resources driving the discovery of new natural resources are the core of Simon's expansionist theories. This book and those by Herman Kahn are important to have a balence presentation of expansionist with conserver views
The economic consequences of immigration by Julian Lincoln Simon( Book )

38 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and held by 1,377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to start and operate a mail-order business by Julian Lincoln Simon( Book )

25 editions published between 1965 and 1993 in English and held by 1,359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lists five hundred mail-order products which have proved profitable and explains the strategies for successful advertising and marketing
The Resourceful earth : a response to Global 2000 by J. L Simon( Book )

14 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in 3 languages and held by 1,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"We are confident that the nature of the physical world permits continued improvement in humankind's economic lot in the long rung run, indefinitely. Of course there are always newly arising local problems, shortages and pollutions, due to climate or to increased population and income. Some times temporary large-scale problems arise. But the nature of the world's physical condition and the resilience in a well-functioning economic and social system enable us to overcome such problems, and the solutions usually leave us better off than if the problem had never arisen; that is the great lesson to be learned from human history. We are less optimistic, however, about the constraints currently imposed upon material progress by political and institutional forces, in conjunction with popularly-held beliefs and attitudes about natural resources and the environment ... trends point towards deterioration rather than towards improvement ..."--Introduction
The economics of population growth by Julian Lincoln Simon( Book )

15 editions published between 1977 and 1997 in English and Chinese and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's getting better all the time : 100 greatest trends of the 20th century by Stephen Moore( Book )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There has been more material progress in the United States in the 20th century than in the entire world in all previous centuries combined. Almost every measure of health, wealth, safety, nutrition, affordability and availability of consumer goods and services, environmental quality, and social conditions indicates rapid improvement. With over 100 four-color figures and tables, this book shatters the myths about progress that are often perpetuated by doomsayers in the media and academia. With over 100 four-color figures & tables, this book illustrates the incredible material progress we've experienced in the United States in the 20th century
The ultimate resource 2 by Julian Lincoln Simon( Book )

21 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arguing that the ultimate resource is the human imagination coupled to the human spirit, Julian Simon led a vigorous challenge to conventional beliefs about scarcity of energy and natural resources, pollution of the environment, the effects of immigration, and the "perils of overpopulation." The comprehensive data, careful quantitative research, and economic logic contained in the first edition of The Ultimate Resource questioned widely held professional judgments about the threat of overpopulation, and Simon's celebrated bet with Paul Ehrlich about resource prices in the 1980s enhanced the public attention--both pro and con--that greeted this controversial book. Now Princeton University Press presents a revised and expanded edition of The Ultimate Resource. The new volume is thoroughly updated and provides a concise theory for the observed trends: Population growth and increased income put pressure on supplies of resources. This increases prices, which provides opportunity and incentive for innovation. Eventually the innovative responses are so successful that prices end up below what they were before the shortages occurred. The book also tackles timely issues such as the supposed rate of species extinction, the "vanishing farmland crisis," and the wastefulness of coercive recycling. In Simon's view, the key factor in natural and world economic growth is our capacity for the creation of new ideas and contributions to knowledge. The more people alive who can be trained to help solve the problems that confront us, the faster we can remove obstacles, and the greater the economic inheritance we shall bequeath to our descendants. In conjunction with the size of the educated population, the key constraint on human progress is the nature of the economic-political system: talented people need economic freedom and security to bring their talents to fruition.--Publisher description
The state of humanity by Julian Lincoln Simon( Book )

21 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Issues in the economics of advertising by Julian Lincoln Simon( Book )

11 editions published in 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A study of how much a company spends on advertising as well as how advertising affects the economy
Scarcity or abundance? : a debate on the environment by Norman Myers( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and Italian and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Norman Myers, an award-winning environmentalist, and Julian Simon, a University of Maryland economist and outspoken skeptic on environmentalism, are at polar opposites on these questions. This book is a transcript of their provocative exchange in a debate held at Columbia University in October 1992. The authors also provide position statements and replies that let readers judge for themselves whose arguments are more persuasive. This book makes a brief, stimulating guide to a most important issue
Patterns in the use of books in large research libraries by Herman Howe Fussler( Book )

29 editions published between 1961 and 1969 in English and held by 607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Population matters : people, resources, environment, and immigration by Julian Lincoln Simon( Book )

17 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and held by 605 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hoodwinking the nation by Julian Lincoln Simon( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2006 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Most people in the United States believe that our environment is getting dirtier, we are running out of natural resources, and population growth in the world is a burden and a threat. These beliefs, according to Simon, are entirely wrong. Why do the media report so much false bad news about the environment, resources, and population? And why do we believe it? Those are the questions Julian L. Simon set out to answer in his book, Hoodwinking the Nation." "The purpose of this book is not to preach but to examine. Most importantly, it aims to consider whether institutional structures can be changed in a way that would allow more sanctions against undesirable practices and unethical behavior. This volume will be valuable to political economists and sociologists, and the general reader concerned with environmental issues and their social impacts."--Jacket
Theory of population and economic growth by Julian Lincoln Simon( Book )

10 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Developing decision-making skills for business by Julian Lincoln Simon( Book )

14 editions published between 2000 and 2016 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This practical and easy-to-read book provides tools for making all kinds of decisions and shows readers how to build effective decision-making skills and develop strong interpersonal relationships with co-workers and clients.--[book cover]
Research in population economics( )

in English and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Effort, opportunity, and wealth by Julian Lincoln Simon( Book )

9 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Population and development in poor countries : selected essays by Julian Lincoln Simon( Book )

16 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The great breakthrough and its cause by Julian Lincoln Simon( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One of Julian Simon's last works-in-progress, cut short just before completion by his death in early 1998, The Great Breakthrough and Its Cause explores the question of why human progress accelerated in Western Europe starting around 1750. Why did the mortality rate, household consumption level, speeds of travel and communication, literacy rate, and other aspects of the standard of living leap above those in the previous centuries and millennia? What forces caused this extraordinary development to occur when it did - or even to occur at all - rather than centuries or millennia earlier or later?" "Simon answers these questions by arguing persuasively that the total quantity of humanity - and the nexus of human numbers with technology - has been the main driving force behind what he calls "Sudden Modern Progress." Further, he continues, if population numbers had risen more rapidly than they did, the "Great Breakthrough" would have occurred earlier. He also asserts that institutional changes, phenomena often credited for human progress, are from a very long-run perspective a result of population growth. And finally, he seeks to refute two seeming counterexamples, China and India, that reached high population densities prior to the modern period without accelerated growth in consumer welfare. In his inimitable style, Simon meticulously backs up his arguments with extensive use of a wide variety of data. Along the way, he also takes on the arguments of other writers on the subject of population growth and progress, such as Joel Mokyr and Eric Jones." "Completed and polished by Timur Kuran, this exploration into the great explosion of consumer welfare will stimulate, challenge, and foster high-level intellectual debate on the question of human progress. It will be of particular interest to demographers, economic historians, and a broad array of social scientists."--Jacket
 
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Alternative Names
Julian L. Simon US-amerikanischer Ökonom und Hochschullehrer

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Julian Lincoln Simon Amerikaans econoom (1932-1998)

Julian Lincoln Simon economista estadounidense

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Lincoln Pashute 1932-1998

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Simon, Julian Lincoln Betriebswissenschaftler 1932-1998

Ximeng, Zhuli'an Linken 1932-1998

Джулиан Саймън

סימון, ג'ולין לינקולן, 1932-1998

جولیان سیمون اقتصاددان آمریکایی

사이몬, 쥴리언 L. 1932-

西蒙, 朱利安・林肯 1932-1998

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The economic consequences of immigrationHow to start and operate a mail-order businessIt's getting better all the time : 100 greatest trends of the 20th centuryThe ultimate resource 2The state of humanityHoodwinking the nationDeveloping decision-making skills for businessPopulation and development in poor countries : selected essaysThe great breakthrough and its cause