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Handbook on the shadow economy

Author: Friedrich Schneider
Publisher: Cheltenham : Edward Elgar Pub., 2011.
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"The shadow economy (also known as the black or underground economy) covers a vast array of trade, goods and services that are not part of the official economy of a country. This ... handbook presents the latest research on the size and development of the shadow economy, which remains an integral component of the economies of most developing and many developed countries"--Publisher.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Schneider, Friedrich.
Handbook on the Shadow Economy.
Cheltenham : Edward Elgar Publishing, ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Friedrich Schneider
ISBN: 9780857930880 0857930885 1283255219 9781283255219
OCLC Number: 754582205
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 522 pages) : illustrations
Contents: PART I. Size and development of the shadow economies all over the world --
1. Shadow economies all over the world: new estimates for 162 countries from 1999 to 2007 --
2. Survey on the shadow economy and undeclared work in OECD countries --
3. The size and development of the shadow economy in India: a first attempt at a public choice explanation --
4. Size, development and perception of the shadow economy in Switzerland --
PART II. Regional variation in the size and development of the shadow economy --
5. Regional variations in the nature of the shadow economy: evidence from a survey of 27 European Union member states --
6. Regional patterns of the shadow economy: modelling issues and evidence from the European Union --
PART III. Shadow economy, illicit work and related activities --
7. The shadow economy and do-it-yourself activities: what do we know? --
8. The shadow economy in the residential construction sector --
9. Who is working illicitly and why? Insights from representative survey data in Germany --
PART IV. Tax morale and the shadow economy --
10. Tax morale, tax evasion and the shadow economy --11. The link between the intrinsic motivation to comply and compliance behaviour: a critical appraisal of existing evidence --
12. Deterrence policy and the size of the shadow economy in Germany: an institutional and empirical analysis --
PART V. Corruption and the shadow economy --
13. The impact of institutions on the shadow economy and corruption: a latent variables approach --
14. Shadow economy, voice and accountability, and corruption.
Responsibility: edited by Friedrich Schneider.

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