Sosarian Economics and the Co-Prosperity Sphere
The increased trade evident in Sosaria has brought many new theories about economics into the foreground. In order to deal with trade one must look at the social and economical conditions prior to the establishment of the trade system. In addition to the past one must look to the future to ascertain the evolution of trade towards its inevitable destiny, that being the Humanis advocated Co-Prosperity Sphere.
The complete Economic Theory can be read in the Humanis book “History of Economics” which encompasses many pages. Because one page in this paper does not have enough space it is important to highlight some of the most important facts dealing with this open ended subject.

Throughout history, the races have lived  in groups or societies all of which have had to face economic problems. What and how much is to be produced and consumed? How is production to be organized and the produce divided? How free is the individual to be to make his own decisions, and how far is he to be bound by group rules of behaviour? These are questions which have had to be settled in workable ways in all societies. In order to answer these questions one must look at the past

"In the beginning... when the world was new bands of hunters and gatherers foraged for food following herds of animals throughout the plains of Sosaria. The concept of individual property was an alien one as food was shared for the survival of the group which was in essence a self governing body without leadership. In those early days one could not own tracks of land because settling down in one area was akin to suicide due to the fact that agriculture was not yet discovered."
Isk, Author of History of Economics

The discovery of agriculture by humans around the area which is currently named Britain city gave humanity a head start and made the early humans the envy of all backwards races. Food surplus made some farmers which managed to place their farms on rich soil (through luck) more successful than some of their neighbours which inevitably lead to the differentiation of social ranking where by some became obligated to pay back the wealthy farmer after borrowing food from his or her excess stock. As humanity progressed this way the feudal society of today arose.

"The triumph of Lord British was the advent of even greater centralization where the economy is concerned. Coins had been jump started by Sosaria’’s first king which supplanted the previous city state coinage with a trans Sosarian gold coin. For the first time all of Sosaria came under the same standard."
The universal coinage set the stage for competition among neighbouring nobles as well as distant ones as each strove to become the most successful. Thus the more modern humans left their wealthy homes to saturate the rares market by becoming self proclaimed adventurers.

The emerging rares market soon consumed the middle class which was dependent on the production of crafted items for its wealth creating a lack of producers. Thus the middle class filled the dungeons with excess treasure hunters some of which became wealthy and in turn gathered dependents and slaves.
"As the upper classes became more and more established castles sprouted out of locations which were once occupied by many smaller homes, the inhabitants of which had been payed off and the houses collapsed. The economy was in the hands of the lucky and the ruthless with decent individuals losing out to dirty tactics."

Humanis economic equation:
Large house = more storage space = less need to get rid of items = creation of wealth hoards

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“History of Economics” by contacting this paper.
When the Philosophe comes, Humanity will be equal in all ways. Gold will be washed away and nobility will no longer be an issue. That time is drawing close, brothers and sisters.
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