Monday, January 9, 2012

Italy's Accordion Industry: Tiny and Thriving : NPR

Italy's Accordion Industry: Tiny And Thriving

January 9, 2012
More than 70 percent of Italy's gross domestic product comes from small businesses — and they're not growing. Economists are worried this will make it impossible for Italy to climb out of its massive $2.6 trillion debt.
Even in a global economy, something as small as Italy's accordion industry can have an impact. The work of its craftsmen has reached millions of ears.  read more ....