Socialist Economic System

Socialist Economic System

 

a planned system of social production, based on the socialist ownership of the means of production and on labor that has been liberated from exploitation. The material base of the socialist economic system is large-scale machine production. The economic system develops in accordance with the objective economic laws inherent in socialism so that the material and cultural needs of society may be satisfied to the maximum extent possible.

The socialist economic system includes the totality of social enterprises and branches and spheres of social production, which are linked by the social division of labor. It differs fundamentally from the capitalist economic system and has a number of important advantages over the latter that ensure a rapid and steady growth of its productive forces, the perfection of its production relations, and the systematic improvement of the population’s standard of living. The development of the world socialist economic system has accompanied the growth of the world socialist system.

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From his discussion it is evident that the authoritarian, one-party political regime and the socialist economic system which Ne Win and his supporters put in place, in accordance with the Soviet and East European model, were not so much responses to ideology as to the central problem of Burma's history -- the maintenance of national cohesion.
Thus, a socialist economic system causes two fundamental dissociations: vertically, the dissociation of the formal organizational structure and culture from actual practices and behaviours and, horizontally, the dissociation of the actions of an economic unit from their consequences.

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