The Business History of Communisum


Few concepts are considered as contradictory to the idea of “business” as “communism.” Communist regimes, however, needed to develop methods to manage their economies.  Given that at some point Communist regimes included two super-powers and a significant portion of the world’s population, the way they managed their economies deserves to be understood. Focusing on China, professor Philip Scranton (Rutgers University at Camden) shows to us how that country’s economy was managed during the Communist regime and what implications this has to understand today’s China.   [SCRANTON VIDEO]   More on Philip Scranton A basic bibliography and other resources on the business history of communist regimes