Life and Logic of Squatter Cities and Street Markets


System D: The Informal Economy

24 de abril de 2013   | Vistas: 18 |  

Robert Neuwirth elaborates on the so called System D, which refers to the parallel system of informal economy throughout the world. He cross-references statistics from Nigeria and China with ponderous commercial activities, lead by informal businesses in these countries; data that was acquired during his field research. He believes informal workers are core elements who should be taken into account in all economic development strategies, as they represent entrepreneurs who identify market opportunities, exploit them and receive profits, as well, since they are part of a nation's economic growth.

Robert Neuwirth is an American journalist and author of the books Stealth of Nations: The Global Rise of the Informal…


Nuestra misión es la enseñanza y difusión de los principios éticos, jurídicos y económicos de una sociedad de personas libres y responsables.

Universidad Francisco Marroquín