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Measuring the global shadow economy : the prevalence of informal work and labour

Author: Colin C Williams; Friedrich Schneider
Publisher: Cheltenham ; Northampton : E. Elgar, cop. 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book brings together two leading researchers in the field to provide a comprehensive overview of the shadow economy from a global perspective.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colin C Williams; Friedrich Schneider
ISBN: 9781784717988 1784717983
OCLC Number: 957011756
Description: 247 p. ; 25 cm
Contents: Contents: 1. Introduction PART I MEASUREMENT METHODS 2. Measuring the Shadow Economy: A Review of Indirect Methods 3. Measuring the Shadow Labour Force: A Review of Direct Survey Methods PART II THE SHADOW ECONOMY IN GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE 4. The Shadow Economy in Developing and Transition Economies 5. The Shadow Economy in Developed Countries PART III THE SHADOW LABOUR FORCE IN GLOBAL PERSPECTIVE 6. The Shadow Labour Force in Developing and Transition Economies 7. The Shadow Labour Force in Developed Countries PART IV TACKLING THE SHADOW ECONOMY AND SHADOW LABOUR FORCE 8. Current Policy Approaches 9. A Way Forward 10. Conclusions References Index
Responsibility: Colin C. Williams, Friedrich Schneider.

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