Historical Roots

An analysis of Soviet communism is of the utmost importance for economics because the soviet laboratory for theories about the functioning of a command ecology Some economic claimed that socialism simply could not work the experience proved them Tong. it advocate argued that Q communism would overtake capitals  also refutes.

Under the collectivization of. Soviet agriculture between 1929 and 1935, 94 percent of Soviet peasants were forced to join collective farms. In ‘the process, many wealthy peasants ~ere deported, and conditions deteriorated so much that millions perished. The other part of the Soviet “great leap forward” came through the introduction of economic planning for rapid industrialization -,The ‘planners .created the first 5-year plan to cover the period 1928- 1933. The first plan established the priorities of Soviet planning heavy industry was to be favored over light industry, and consumer goods were to be the residual sector after all the other priorities had been .met. Although there were.many reforms and changes ” in emphasis, the Stalinist model of a command economy applied in the Soviet Union, and after World War II in Eastern Europe, until the fall of  anticommunism at the end of the 1980s.