Breusch, Trevor (2006): Australia’s underground economy – redux?
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Bajada (2006) recognises that his earlier books and papers used a faulty method for measuring the underground economy in Australia. He also reports finding a new “more serious problem” in the method. All of these failures can be avoided, it is claimed, by reduced use of currency modelling and more reliance on outside estimates. Despite delivering estimates up to two-thirds less than before, the revised method involves substantial double counting. Ironically, these problems are found only in Bajada’s particular method, not in currency modelling generally.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Institution:||Australian National University|
|Original Title:||Australia’s underground economy – redux?|
|Keywords:||underground economy; currency; taxes; economic models|
|Subjects:||E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E4 - Money and Interest Rates > E41 - Demand for Money
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E6 - Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, Macroeconomic Policy, and General Outlook > E62 - Fiscal Policy
E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E2 - Macroeconomics: Consumption, Saving, Production, Employment, and Investment > E26 - Informal Economy; Underground Economy
|Depositing User:||Trevor Breusch|
|Date Deposited:||12. Aug 2008 10:12|
|Last Modified:||16. Feb 2013 02:14|
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