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If that's the model, there can never be too many workers, because all you need to do is have them start making something to meet some newly identified desire.
The can be too many workers, relative to the population's appetite for consumption. When people's livelihood appears at risk, they moderate their desires.

Most economists teach a theoretical framework that has been shown to be fundamentally useless. -- James K. Galbraith
by Carrie (migeru at eurotrib dot com) on Mon Apr 20th, 2009 at 10:57:52 AM EST
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