The Panamericana strip: informal commerce and instant urbanism in Latin-American economies

Cristian Suau

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This study will critically analyse and compare the contemporary urban phenomenon of informal economies along main transport network -the Pan-American Highway- in Santiago de Chile by analysing three distinctive informal commerce spaces: A. Macro-commerce: Food fairs, flea markets, etc. and B. Micro-commerce: Street vendors and push-carts in the strip.
Original languageEnglish
Article number19
JournalCercle review
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2012


  • Latin America
  • Pan America
  • urban planning

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