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Are there any examples of modern, stable "command economies"?

Politico's October 24, 2022 China’s strongman is here to stay. And weaker than he looks. includes the following quote: “Xi Jinping has made it clear that his preference is a command economy ... very ...
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How do the resources available to the Government and the Opposition differ when it comes to planning

In the UK, when the Government has to respond to an ongoing situation such as the current cost-of-living crisis, there is an assumption that the Opposition will also be taking action. Headlines like ...
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Do right wing libertarians have a mechanism which incentivises long term planning?

Some right wing libertarians intend to have the world run primarily, if not totally, on market-forces which in the vast majority of cases favor short-term gains and do not usually take into account ...
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How do governments deal with long term planning?

On current democratically elected governments the executive and legislative branches are permanently rotating, changing, sometimes to very different positions and supporting different policies. How ...
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What enabled the Chinese Provence of Shenzhen to grow to 12 million over 30-40 years

The Chinese province of Shenzhen has grown from around 10000 people to being a city of over 12,000,000 between 1980 and 2017 What made this happen, what government policies and investment created ...
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Are there any solid representative district planning strategies that can avoid gerrymandering?

According to Wikipedia's article on Gerrymandering: In the process of setting electoral districts, gerrymandering is a practice that attempts to establish a political advantage for a particular party ...
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What policies can reduce or prevent cost overruns on big infrastructure projects?

Big infrastructure projects often lead to major cost overruns. For example: Betuweroute railway in The Netherlands, planned at 2.5 billion €, final costs 4.7 billion € Gotthard base tunnel, estimated ...
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