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作者 Oviedo, Ana Maria
書名 Economic Informality : Causes, Costs, and Policies - A Literature Survey
出版項 Herndon : World Bank Publications, 2009
©2009
國際標準書號 9780821379974 (electronic bk.)
9780821379967
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說明 1 online resource (57 pages)
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附註 Cover -- Title Page -- Copyright -- Contents -- Abstract -- Acknowledgments -- Chapter 1: Introduction -- Chapter 2: What Is Informal Economic Activity? -- Informal Activity in Developing and Developed Economies -- Notes -- Chapter 3. Causes and Costs of Informal Activities -- Causes: Cross-Country vs. Microdata Studies -- Costs of Informality of the Firm -- Aggregate Costs -- Costs of Informal Employment -- Are There Benefits of Informality? -- Notes -- Chapter 4. Policies to Reduce Informality -- Increasing Tax Compliance -- Encouraging Business Creation and Growth -- Strengthening Enforcement -- Creating a More Inclusive Social Protection System -- Building Trust and Collective Incentives -- Notes -- Chapter 5. Concluding Remarks -- Appendix: Policy Table -- References -- Back Cover
This survey assembles recent theoretical and empirical advances in the literature on economic informality and analyzes the causes and costs of informality in developed and developing economies. Using recent evidence, the survey discusses the nature and roots of informal economic activity across countries, distinguishing between informality as the result of "exclusion" and "exit." The survey provides an extensive review of recent international experience with policies aimed at reducing informality, in particular, policies that facilitate the formalization process, create a framework for the transition from informality to formality, lend support to newly created firms, reduce or eliminate inconsistencies across regulation and government agencies, increase information flows, and increase enforcement
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Oviedo, Ana Maria Economic Informality : Causes, Costs, and Policies - A Literature Survey Herndon : World Bank Publications,c2009 9780821379967
主題 Informal sector (Economics);Economic development
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