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    • Exit Ramp

    • A Short Case Study of the Profitability of Panhandling
    • By: David P. Spears II
    • Narrated by: Sean Schroeder
    • Length: 2 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    Have you ever wondered how much that guy with the cardboard sign makes? One economics student did and he decided to find out. During the summer of his senior year at college, while earning a B.A. in Economics and Political Science, David P. Spears spent 80 hours undercover as a panhandler. Systematically recording every transaction at the exit ramp, Spears captured a rarely seen picture of how modern urban charity works.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Factual yet fascinating

    • By Happy Holly on 07-23-14

    Regular price: $6.95