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Why do Cuban cab drivers make more than doctors?

You may be surprised to find out that in Cuba, cab drivers are the One Percent. In Cuba, the economy works as a central planning model. That means that prices, inventories and even salaries are set by the government. Due to this model, taxi drivers can make a higher salary than physicians, but what’s the motive behind that? 

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