1. Opening Keynote - Keith Hart "The Informal Economy goes mainstream"


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    Keith Hart's keynote speech at the Informal Economy Symposium - Barcelona, October 2012 Keith Hart is one of the world’s leading economic anthropologists. He is known for having launched…

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    • Haiti: Madam Sara


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      The women of Haitian market paintings are internationally renowned, but the real women? Not so much. "We know we have neglected them," admits Haiti's minister of women's affairs…

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      • Misfit Economy Kickstarter


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        http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1355677723/documenting-the-misfit-economy Music: 10 Dollar by M.I.A. South African footage from: the creators documentary: http://thecreatorsdocumentary.com/ Heal…

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        • STORY YETU (WP)


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          Tatiana Thieme's documentary shot in partnership with Ghetto Films Trust at the end of her ethnographic PhD fieldwork in 2009-2010 looking at youth entrepreneurship in waste management across…

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          • Elena Panaritis_Athens Informal Economy


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            This video is about the work of Greek economist Elena Panaritis and her NPO Thought For Action. The video was produced and shot by Amie Williams, the ED and Founder of GlobalGirl Media.

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            • Wisdom


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              A great example of the idiosyncrasy and adaptability of the local Indian economy. Juhu beach was transformed by the sight of the ship, and street vendors poured from every corner of the city to satisfy…

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              • Panel 1 - Richard Tyson "Design Strategies for the Permanent Crisis"


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                Richard Tyson speaks about how the institutional/industrial structures that have governed 20th century "formal" economies are being reframed, eroded, contested by 21st century informal institutions…

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                • The Closing Keynote - John Thackara


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                  John Thackara delivering the closing keynote at the Informal Economy Symposium. John Thackara is an author, speaker, designer and facilitator working on realising sustainable futures. Described…

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                  • Panel 2 - Ignacio Mas "Propagation of Mobile Payment Innovations in Developing Countries"


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                    Ignacio Mas speaking on the dramatically higher use of mobile money - such a technology-enabled solution- by informal rather than formal businesses and its impacts on entrepreneurship and competitive…

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                    • The Champagne Drinkers: Russia's informal economy from the back seat of a taxi teaser


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                      Stealing food which was meant to be yours. Using often illegal taxis as a delivery service, and the drivers as a town's yellow pages. Making car accessories out of domestic objects. Switching…

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