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The Misfit Economy: Lessons in Creativity From Pirates, Hackers, Gangsters, And Other Informal Entrepreneurs is a 2015 book by Alexa Clay and Kyra Maya Phillips about the innovators and entrepreneurs amongst the underground economies and grey markets of the world.

The Misfit Economy: Lessons in Creativity From Pirates, Hackers, Gangsters, And Other Informal Entrepreneurs
Authors Alexa Clay, Kyra Maya Phillips
Country USA
Language English
Subjects Business, Entrepreneurship, Economics
Genre Non-fiction
Published 2015
Publisher Simon & Schuster
Media type Print (hardcover)
Pages 248
ISBN 978-14-5168882-5
Website http://www.misfiteconomy.com/

ReceptionEdit

It has been reviewed by The Financial Times,[1] The National,[2] New York Daily News,[3] Dallas News,[4] the Stanford Social Innovation Review.[5] The authors were interviewed about the book in Forbes.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jacobs, Emma (17 May 2015). "Review: The Misfit Economy, by Alexa Clay and Kyra Maya Phillips". The Financial Times. Retrieved 16 November 2015. 
  2. ^ Gutcher, Lianne (1 September 2015). "Business: Book review: Unique insights of the misfits". The National. Retrieved 16 November 2015. 
  3. ^ Cesar R. Bustamante, Jr (9 July 2015). "'The Misfit Economy' explores hackers, pirates and other fringe businessmen — but wastes opportunity: book review". Daily News. Retrieved 16 November 2015. 
  4. ^ Pawlak, Jim (25 July 2015). "Business book reviews: The Misfit Economy and Insight Out". The Dallas Morning News. Retrieved 16 November 2015. 
  5. ^ Edward T. Walker. "Leadership: The Insight of Outsiders". Stanford Social Innovation Review. Stanford University. 13 (4). ISSN 1542-7099. Retrieved 16 November 2015. 
  6. ^ Slocum, David (5 August 2015). "Leadership: Interview: Five Questions With Alexa Clay On Misfits And The Dark Side Of Innovation". www.forbes.com. Forbes. Retrieved 16 November 2015.