Urban economy

Ira.urban at the RSA in Izmir, 2014

Limits of Financial Globalization and its Impact on small trade in Post-Soviet cities, Street Socialization and urban economy, Impact of institutional changes on bazaar traders and street vendors were some of the topics discussed at the special session organized by Ira. Urban research

CfP: Small Trade in Post-Soviet Cities: Between Regulation and Informality

Dear all, Lela and I are organizing a special session on “Small Trade in Post-Soviet Cities: Between Regulation and Informality” at the RSA Conference in Izmir, Turkey (read more: RSA_CfA ). We look forward to interesting papers and fruitful discussions. So may be the topi

Are the Roma better street vendors?

Bazaars in the Capital of Georgia, Tbilisi are no easy place to navigate. The central Bazaar of the city spreads along few blocks and is comprised of few Bazaars of different sizes, shopping malls and the street vendors in between. For last few years, primarily in the years of 2010 -2