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Zwangswirtschaft (German) is an economic system entirely subject to government control. "Zwang" means compulsion, "Wirtschaft" means economy. The English language equivalent for Zwangswirtschaft is something like compulsory economy."[1]


  1. Percy L. Greaves, Jr. "Mises Made Easier ", 1974. See Socialism: An Economic and Sociological Analysis, Liberty Fund e-text, p. 529n. Referenced 2014-08-26.