Donici, Gabriel-Andrei/GA (2012): The effects of the underground economy on economic competitiviness.
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A real, almost palpable, connection exists between the official and the underground economy. More than that, both sides of the economy (official and underground) are connected with the competitiveness of a country. Strangely a large presence of undereground in the economy is a sign of competitiveness. Although we would be tempted to say that underground is bad for competitiveness the reality is that due to taxes and regulations the resources (especially the human ones) used ”illegaly” would probably be wasted. In the end the wages from the underground economy return to the oficial one suporting it and hence the competitiveness of the country.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||The effects of the underground economy on economic competitiviness|
|English Title:||THE effects of the underground economy on economic competitiviness|
|Keywords:||official economy; underground economy; illegal activities; tax evasion; economic competitiveness|
|Subjects:||E - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics > E2 - Consumption, Saving, Production, Investment, Labor Markets, and Informal Economy > E26 - Informal Economy ; Underground Economy
H - Public Economics > H2 - Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue > H26 - Tax Evasion and Avoidance
|Depositing User:||Gabriel-Andrei Donici|
|Date Deposited:||18. Jan 2012 16:50|
|Last Modified:||17. Sep 2015 18:19|
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