The Economics of the Hidden Economy
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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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Friedrich Schneider

About Elgar Research Reviews

Elgar Research Reviews consist of two principal components: a scholarly Review Article and a list of Recommended Readings.

The Review Article prepared by a leading scholar introduces the relevant field of academic study by making reference to the seminal and most transformative articles within that field. This piece sets in context the readings that follow, illustrating how they have shaped the scholarship and why they are important to the development of the field. The Recommended Readings have full references to facilitate further research.

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