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Raising chickens requires several types of feed, such as corn and soy meal. Consider a farm in the former Soviet Union. Try to describe how decisions on the number of chickens to be raised, and the amount of each feed to use in raising them, were made under the old communist regime. If the farm is now privately owned, how does the market guide the decisions that used to be made by the central planning agency?

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Microeconomics: Principles & Policy

14th Edition
William J. Baumol + 2 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337794992

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Microeconomics: Principles & Policy

14th Edition
William J. Baumol + 2 others
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781337794992
Chapter 3, Problem 4DQ
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Raising chickens requires several types of feed, such as corn and soy meal. Consider a farm in the former Soviet Union. Try to describe how decisions on the number of chickens to be raised, and the amount of each feed to use in raising them, were made under the old communist regime. If the farm is now privately owned, how does the market guide the decisions that used to be made by the central planning agency?

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The decision to raise the production of chickens under comminist regime and under central planning agency.

Explanation of Solution

The central authority guides all major decisions for farmers under the communist regime. The farmer receives a particular quota to increase the production of chickens.

However, a certain amount of feed is also given to them to increase the production of chickens.

Moreover, the decisions to raise the number of chickens depend on the demand for chickens and the availability of profit.

The price for feeds will also increase because the production of chicken will rise...

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