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Through trending topics we can infer a lot about our collective interests, concerns, or priorities. Today, not only social networks use this format to introduce us to whatever it is popular in the world at the moment; nowadays, mainstream media such as newspapers, or search engines have also started to deliver their news in non-traditional ways. In 2014 some … Continue reading

In praise of the Informal Economy
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In praise of the Informal Economy

The informal economy is everywhere, from street food vendors, cell phone dealers, mini markets, to Facebook-based stores; the dynamism that informality brings to the world economy is undeniably on the rise. According to the World Bank, informal economies generate up to 40% of Gross National Product (GNP) in the developing world. However, despite its significance, … Continue reading