Albu, Lucian-Liviu and Nicolae, Mariana (2003): Use of households survey data to estimate the size of the informal economy in Romania. Published in: The Informal Economy in the EU Accession Countries. Size, Scope, Trends and Challenges to the Process of EU Enlargement (2003): pp. 199-212.
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The study is focused on estimating the informal economy in Romania based on survey in households. Moreover, some specific dynamic models to simulate complicated types of household’s behaviour (regimes) relating to participation in informal economy are presented.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Use of households survey data to estimate the size of the informal economy in Romania|
|Keywords:||informal economy; subsistence criterion; enterprise criterion; behavioural regimes|
|Subjects:||C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C5 - Econometric Modeling > C51 - Model Construction and Estimation
D - Microeconomics > D1 - Household Behavior and Family Economics > D13 - Household Production and Intrahousehold Allocation
D - Microeconomics > D3 - Distribution > D31 - Personal Income, Wealth, and Their Distributions
H - Public Economics > H3 - Fiscal Policies and Behavior of Economic Agents > H31 - Household
O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O17 - Formal and Informal Sectors ; Shadow Economy ; Institutional Arrangements
C - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods > C8 - Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology ; Computer Programs > C81 - Methodology for Collecting, Estimating, and Organizing Microeconomic Data ; Data Access
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E2 - Consumption, Saving, Production, Investment, Labor Markets, and Informal Economy > E26 - Informal Economy ; Underground Economy
|Depositing User:||Lucian Liviu Albu|
|Date Deposited:||27. Mar 2009 03:12|
|Last Modified:||22. Feb 2015 03:53|
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