Global Doc: To Market, To Market

Dr. Vincent DeGennaro Jr. '02 | May 22, 2013 | Notre Dame Magazine

The deluxe supermarket represents the new Haiti, perhaps even the coming Haiti, but not the economy of the real Port-au-Prince, which is found on the streets, alleys, tap taps and sidewalk markets. Economists might label it the black market or underground economy, but in a country with seventy percent official unemployment, the underground drives the commerce engine that keeps the city alive.

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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