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Il lavoro irregolare in Italia: un'analisi panel regionale

Lisi, Gaetano (2009): Il lavoro irregolare in Italia: un'analisi panel regionale.


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This empirical paper investigates two important and controversial economic relationship: the link between underground employment and unemployment, and the connection among underground economy and local factors. The key results of this analysis are two. The first: the causality relationship between underground employment and unemployment is bidirectional and asymmetric. The second: the local and unobservable variables play an instrumental role in explaining the different underground activity rates recorded in the Italian regions.

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