Sudhir Venkatesh, professor of sociology and African-American studies and director of research at the Institute for Research in African-American Studies at Columbia University and author of Off the Books: The Underground Economy of the Urban Poor and Gang Leader for a Day: A Rogue Sociologist Takes to the Streets, talks about how the underground economy is faring in the recession.
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