The Economics of the Hidden Economy

The Economics of the Hidden Economy

Elgar Research Reviews in Economics

Friedrich Schneider

This research review explores a selection of key articles which examine the shadow economy and its relationship with underground activities. It contains important work on surveys and conceptual considerations, theoretical approaches and policy implications. It further focuses on the empirical results of studies into the shadow economy, and considers tax evasion, tax compliance, tax morale and government institutions.

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