Types of Economic Systems
<div><b>Traditional System</b>: A pure traditional economy answers the basic economic questions according to tradition. Things are done as they were in the past based on tradition, customs, and beliefs (religious). Examples: Certain areas in developing countries</div>
<div><b>Command System</b>: The individual has little influence over how the economic questions are answered in a pure command system. The government controls the factors of production and makes all decisions. This could be one person, a small group, or central planners who decide what resources to use at each step of production and the distribution of goods and services. The government even decides the role everyone will play. It guides people into certain jobs. Examples: North Korea, Cuba</div>
<div><b>Market System</b>: Capitalism is a pure market economy. In this system the government does not intervene. Individuals own the factors of production and they decide the answers of the basic economic questions. The market is the freely chosen activities between buyers and sellers of goods and services. Examples: the underground economy, 19th century Britain</div>
<div><b>Mixed Economic System</b>: Many economists doubt that “pure” economic systems ever existed. A mixed economic system contains elements of the market and command systems, with elements of traditional as well. For example, there is some private ownership in the Peoples’ Republic of China. Some private ownership also existed in the former Soviet Union. Examples: United States, most other nations</div>
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