Tax Free Income, Ghetto Style

An interesting look at the underground economy of Chicago’s Southside.  It’s like the place just dropped off the map.

http://www.reason.com/news/show/119245.html

It’s a primer for the book, seen here:

http://www.amazon.com/Off-Books-Underground-Economy-Urban/dp/0674023552

The Underground Economy of the Urban Poor

I just put it on my wish list.  I’ll buy it when I can find a used version for five bucks.  That reminds me, I’m currently reading The Unheavenly City, published in 1970.  It looks at demographics across metropolitan areas.

http://www.amazon.com/Unheavenly-City-Edward-C-Banfield/dp/B000K0AZGO/ref=sr_1_3/104-0765216-2723118?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1176837012&sr=1-3

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