CE9_consumer600g100. Planned-obsolescence. Consumer. What is the role of the consumer in market and mixed economies? Overview of Economics: Getting Organized: Command, Market, and Mixed Economies. Not all economies are organized in the same way.
The three major ways they can be organized are as a market economy, a command economy, or a mixed economy. In a market economy, consumers and businesses decide what they want to produce and purchase in the marketplace. They make these decisions by “voting with their dollars.”