Stealth of Nations: The Global Rise of the Informal Economy
• Thousands of Africans head to China each year to buy cell phones, auto parts, and other products that they will import to their home countries through a clandestine global back channel.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - chaosmogony - LibraryThing
Written in much more of a literary travelogue style than I'd expected, although this isn't a criticism. Neuwirth does a great job of exploring the various incarnations of "System D", the underground ... Read full review
STEALTH OF NATIONS: The Global Rise of the Informal EconomyUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
A close-up look at the world of unlicensed and unregulated trade, which, in many developing countries, is the fastest growing part of the economy.Neuwirth (Shadow Cities: A Billion Squatters, a New ... Read full review