Benchmark 7E
Human Society: Political and Economic Systems
Grades 9-12, page 170

In the central-planning model, production and consumption are controlled by the government. The best allocation of resources is thought to be achieved through government planning by experts. Dedication to the good of the society as a whole is expected to motivate initiative, talent, and hard work. The main purpose of government is to promote comparable welfare for all individuals and groups--even at the cost of some individual and group freedoms.

No closely related standards have been identified.