The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
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Collective Agriculture

  • Peter Nollan
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-349-95189-5_337

Abstract

The socialist countries have generally modelled their rural institutions on those of the USSR in the 1930s. For the most part, means of production were owned by the so-called collective, farmwork was ‘collectively’ organized, and personal income ‘collectively’ distributed. At their peak, over one-third of the world’s farmers worked under this system.

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