Nigeria operates a mixed economic system that is a blend of socialism and capitalism. The various private freedoms are still government regulated and are included in centralized economic planning. More » Government & Politics Foreign Laws

The country of Germany operates under a "soziale Marktwirtschaft," which translates into English as a social market economy. The system was adopted after World War II and reflects the principles of a free enterprise mark... More » World View Social Sciences

Economies worldwide fall into one of four categories: traditional, market, command and mixed. Within these categories, however, there is a considerable amount of variation. The type of economy that a market falls into de... More » World View Social Sciences Economics
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