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Author Musaraj, Smoki, author.

Title Tales from Albarado : Ponzi logics of accumulation in postsocialist Albania / Smoki Musaraj
Published Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2020


Description 1 online resource : illustrations
Series Book collections on Project MUSE
Contents Fajde, Pyramid Firms, or Ponzi Schemes : Gendering and Ethnicizing Finance -- "Money Flowed Like a River" : Materialities of Finance -- Working the Money : Migrants, Remittances, and Social Ties -- Housing and the Temporality of Speculation -- The Pyramid Way : Ponzi Logics of Accumulation in Construction
Summary "This book examines how people from all walks of life mobilized different forms of wealth-savings, privatization vouchers, remittances, housing, social ties-to invest in the speculative pyramid schemes that were all the rage in late 1990s Albania"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on July 24, 2020)
Subject Ponzi schemes -- Albania
Speculation -- Albania
Post-communism -- Economic aspects -- Albania
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / Cultural
Economic history.
Ponzi schemes.
Post-communism -- Economic aspects.
SUBJECT Albania -- Economic conditions -- 1992-
Subject Albania.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2019050416
ISBN 9781501750359