The Economic Organisation of a P.O.W. Camp
July 6, 2008 7:37 AM Subscribe
posted by pharm (20 comments total)
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In the latter years of the second world war, the economist RA Radford was a prisoner of war. After the war ended, he wrote this
now well known (if you're an economist) article on the economic structures that emerged in the POW camps. (JSTOR link
I originally came across this article via Crooked Timber
& although it was mentioned in a recent AskMefi I thought it deserved its time in the MeFi limelight.