Economics
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Within a command economy, the government decides what goods and services are made, how those goods and services are made, and for whom those goods and services are made.

Emphasis on a command economy has notably existed in the former Soviet bloc, Cuba and China. Although none of these economies can be described as an command economy in an absolute measurement.

Command economies have been criticized for having to much information to manage oppropriately, poor incentives which cause sub standard goods and services, and a lack of competition to eliminate poor goods and services.

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