by the Sandwichman
"There’s an arcade game called Whack-a-Mole in which a plastic mole pops up and you pound its head with a mallet. The lump-of-labor fallacy is the Whack-a-Mole of arguments about jobs. As often as you slam it, it reappears somewhere else." -- Timothy Taylor
It has taken three years but the Sandwichman's rebuttal to Timothy Taylor -- originally posted to MaxSpeak in the fall of 2004 -- is now published in the September issue of the Review of Social Economy: "Why Economists Dislike a Lump of Labor".