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Planned Economy

without the proper resources of technology, production can turn out being slower and revenue will be smaller.  | |  17.  | Consider the centrally planned economy of the Soviet Union or China. Choose one and explain how its experience shows the problems with a centrally planned economy.The centrally planned economy of the Soviet Union was planned about five years in advance. They thought they knew exactly everything of how much they will have but they didn’t know of everything they would need....

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Chinas Economy

What type of Economy does China have? Explain some of the benefits of this system to the country and some of the drawbacks. 1. Since the People's Republic of China was formed in 1949 until 1978, China had a planned socialist economy like the former Soviet Union. The government owned all factories and farms. Planning committees controlled all production. Market forces were often ignored when they conflicted with plans of the state. In 1978 China introduced farm reforms. Farmers could grow...

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Globalization, Liberalization, Privatization and Nationalization Hold Less Meaning Unless Corruption Is Completely Uprooted from the Economy of the Country

the economy of the country Post independence, Indian economy has seen many transitions till now. Form 50’s till 1991, it has followed the principles of Nationalization based on the Socialist principles which it followed from then prospering Soviet Union. But, during the crisis of 1991, when the country was on the brink of going bankrupt, economic reforms were introduced in the form of Liberalization, Privatization and Globalization and Indian economy went on from being a closed and planned economy...

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The pursuit of a free market economy

great divide of the class in capitalism. For Communists, the society is above individuals. But for capitalists, individual freedom is above the state or society. While capitalism is a self regulated economic system, communism is a government run economy. In capitalism, the individual has full control over production and decides on the price structure. Contrary to this, it is the society or the government that determines the price structure in communism. Capitalism can organize itself into a complex...

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Principles of Economics

1. Explain the advantages of Socialist Economy? In socialist economic system means of production are owned and managed by the State. Ownership of means of production is not allowed. In socialism economic activities are carried on mainly for social gains and personal interest is of less significance. In this economic system the anti social activities like smuggling and hoarding find no place. Economic activities are planned with the motive of social benefit by a central planning authority. The...

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Contributions and Drawbacks of Marxism

in the 19th century. Marxism was written upon a materialist interpretation of history. The Marxist theoretical system consists of three parts: Marxist philosophy, Marxist political economy and scientific socialism, which were created on the basis of the German classical philosophy, the British classical political economy and French utopian socialist influence respectively. In their writing the two most important terms are "socialist" and "communist”. When reading them, it is always important to know...

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Was Industrialization Successful?

Stalin’s main aims were to create a good defense from foreign attacks and to catch up economically with other countries so Russia will not depend on import from mainly Germany and, other nations. Industrialization was all about creating a centrally planned economy which would work well, building factories and spectacular buildings, and finally crating a industrial superpower. The plan was to divide next 15 years into 5 year plans. The plans set production and profit targets, which were to be achieved...

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7: HSBC in China 1. | How has HSBC adapted its global strategy to operate in China, both before and after China’s WTO accession? Answer: Prior to the WTO accession negotiations, China’s banking industry operated as a cog in China’s centrally planned economy. The banks adhered to directed lending practices from the government and in turn created some of China’s most successful enterprises, but also supported thousands of other inefficient and unprofitable state-owned enterprises. This practice left...

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China’s Economic Growth and Development

Development China is presently the world’s largest economy in relation to its population of 1.3 billion. The country is currently a socialist economy ruled by a Communist Government, with significant structural changes impacting its economy as a result of the high rate of growth over the past decades. Its economy is in the transition phase, moving from being a centrally planned economy to a system based more on the market. A socialist or market economy can be defined as an economic system based on government...

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Commanding Heights

develop the gov't policy -people need to be from govt intervention; only markets can work -the state controlled the economy. Wages and markets were fixed. Lenin failed when he abolished the free market policy. He introduced a new policy that allowed farmers to sell their produce and own their farms, people were allowed to operate small business -commanding heights of economy — steel, coal, etc. would be controlled by the gov't still -Joseph Stalin introduced central planning -capitalism was...

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