Economy refers to the management, distribution, usage, and affairs of resources related to a particular group of people, or entities. Questions about economies, or economic history will cover the how and why a particular resource, or state of production occurred in a certain way.
A report from 1894 describes the Musha'a land tenure system in the Arab villages of Palestine: the agricultural lands of the village are considered common property, and they are divided each year ...
From Adrian Goldsworthy's How Rome Fell: "Civil war remained a common event, ...the economy collapsed, as successive emperors massively devalued the coinage to pay for their wars." Other sources say ...