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Prison economies

Discussion in 'Business, Investment and Economics' started by basilio, Aug 31, 2019.

  1. basilio

    basilio

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    Came across this story which is about the fundamentals of economics as well as life in a prison.
    Thought it would be interesting particularly to people trying to make new ideas work..
    From pecan pralines to ‘dots’ as currency: how the prison economy works
    Illustration: Guardian Design/Lee Martin
    When economic freedoms are taken away, informal markets will always find new and ingenious ways to satisfy demand.

    https://www.theguardian.com/us-news...onomy-informal-markets-alternative-currencies
     
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