Hiding in the Shadows : The Growth of the Underground Economy

Author/Editor:

Dominik Enste ; Friedrich Schneider

Publication Date:

April 16, 2002

Electronic Access:

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Summary:

Examines the role of the shadow, or underground, economy. Looks at ways of measuring it, the relationship between the shadow economy and the main stream economy, why it has been growing in size, and its effects on overall economic growth. How can states limit the size of the shadow economy, and does it matter that it exists?

Series:

Economic Issues No. 30

Frequency:

Annually

English

Publication Date:

April 16, 2002

ISBN/ISSN:

9781589060968/1020-5098

Stock No:

EIIEA030

Price:

Free

Format:

Paper

Pages:

24

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