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controlled economy


economy with production quotas an economy in which production is governed by quotas. Controlled economies and monopolies are the opposite of market competition.

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Definitions of ’controlled economy’ and meaning of ’controlled economy’ are from the book publication, QFINANCE – The Ultimate Resource, © 2009 Bloomsbury Information Ltd. Find definitions for ’controlled economy’ and other financial terms with our online QFINANCE Financial Dictionary.

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