Edited by Friedrich Schneider
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 original and comprehensive 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.
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- Handbook on the Shadow Economy
- Chapter 1: Shadow Economies All Over the World: New Estimates for 162 Countries from 1999 to 2007
- Chapter 2: Survey on the Shadow Economy and Undeclared Work in OECD Countries
- Chapter 3: The Size and Development of the Shadow Economy in India: A First Attempt at a Public Choice Explanation
- Chapter 4: Size, Development and Perception of the Shadow Economy in Switzerland
- Chapter 5: Regional Variations in the Nature of the Shadow Economy: Evidence from a Survey of 27 European Union Member States
- Chapter 6: Regional Patterns of the Shadow Economy: Modelling Issues and Evidence from the European Union
- Chapter 7: The Shadow Economy and Do-it-Yourself Activities: What Do We Know?
- Chapter 8: The Shadow Economy in the Residential Construction Sector
- Chapter 9: Who is Working Illicitly and Why? Insights from Representative Survey Data in Germany
- Chapter 10: Tax Morale, Tax Evasion and the Shadow Economy
- Chapter 11: The Link between the Intrinsic Motivation to Comply and Compliance Behaviour: A Critical Appraisal of Existing Evidence
- Chapter 12: Deterrence Policy and the Size of the Shadow Economy in Germany: An Institutional and Empirical Analysis
- Chapter 13: The Impact of Institutions on the Shadow Economy and Corruption: A Latent Variables Approach
- Chapter 14: Shadow Economy, Voice and Accountability, and Corruption
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