Is there any way to prove economic theories on small-scale, "test communities?" (See explanation)
It seems everyone has an opinion about how best to run the economy. Some people are socialist, some are capitalist, and there are many mixed opinions in between. Have there been any small, self-contained communities where different economic systems have been implemented for the sole purpose of testing their viability? Any links you have to share would be appreciated.
Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson conclusively show that it is man-made political and economic institutions that underlie economic success (or the lack of it, a new theory of political economy http://whynationsfail.com/summary/
Other than the ISS (space ship) - there is no 'biospere' here
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