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Informal Employment in Emerging and Transition Economies.

By: Tatsiramos, Konstantinos.
Contributor(s): Polachek, Solomon W.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Research in Labor Economics: Publisher: Bradford : Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 2012Description: 1 online resource (307 p.).ISBN: 9781780527871.Subject(s): Informal sector (Economics) -- Developing countries | Labor market -- Developing countries | Labor market -- Former communist countries | Labor policy -- Developing countriesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Informal Employment in Emerging and Transition EconomiesDDC classification: 331 LOC classification: HD5852 .I384 2012Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
FRONT COVER; INFORMAL EMPLOYMENT IN EMERGING AND TRANSITION ECONOMIES; COPYRIGHT PAGE; CONTENTS; LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS; EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD; PREFACE; CHAPTER 1 TAX EVASION, MINIMUM WAGE NONCOMPLIANCE, AND INFORMALITY; INTRODUCTION; THE MODEL; TAX EVASION, MINIMUM WAGE NONCOMPLIANCE, AND INCIDENCE OF INFORMALITY; BINDING PARTICIPATION AND MINIMUM WAGE CONSTRAINT; OPTIMAL POLICIES FOR POVERTY ALLEVIATION; OPTIMAL POLICIES FOR TAX COMPLIANCE; CONCLUSION; NOTES; ACKNOWLEDGMENT; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 2 THE EFFECT OF TAXATION ON INFORMAL EMPLOYMENT: EVIDENCE FROM THE RUSSIAN FLAT TAX REFORM
INTRODUCTIONINFORMALITY DEFINITION AND MEASUREMENT; DESCRIPTION OF INFORMAL EMPLOYMENT IN RUSSIA; THE TAX REFORM; RESULTS; CONCLUSIONS; NOTES; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 3 WHO BENEFITS FROM REDUCING THE COST OF FORMALITY? QUANTILE REGRESSION DISCONTINUITY ANALYSIS; INTRODUCTION; TAXES AND THE INFORMAL SECTOR; DATA AND DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS; THE SIMPLES PROGRAM AND IDENTIFICATION STRATEGY; QUANTILE REGRESSION DISCONTINUITY; ECONOMETRIC RESULTS; CONCLUSION AND POLICY IMPLICATIONS; NOTES; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 4 DETECTING WAGE UNDER-REPORTING USING A DOUBLE-HURDLE MODEL
INTRODUCTIONWAGE UNDER-REPORTING AND THE MINIMUM WAGE - AN UNDER-RESEARCHED AREA; THE MINIMUM WAGE AND THE WAGE DISTRIBUTION IN HUNGARY; THE DOUBLE-HURDLE MODEL; DATA; RESULTS OF THE DOUBLE-HURDLE MODEL; TESTING THE PREDICTIONS OF THE DH: RESPONSES TO THE INTRODUCTION OF A MINIMUM CONTRIBUTION BASE; CONCLUSIONS; NOTES; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; REFERENCES; APPENDIX A; APPENDIX B: MINIMUM WAGE REGULATIONS IN HUNGARY; CHAPTER 5 DOES FORMAL WORK PAY? THE ROLE OF LABOR TAXATION AND SOCIAL BENEFIT DESIGN IN THE NEW EU MEMBER STATES; INTRODUCTION
MEASUREMENTS OF INFORMALITY AND DISINCENTIVES FOR FORMAL WORKDO DISINCENTIVES FOR FORMAL WORK MATTER?; CONCLUSIONS AND POLICY IMPLICATIONS; NOTES; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 6 MIGRATION AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR INFORMAL ACTIVITIES: EVIDENCE FROM TAJIKISTAN; INTRODUCTION; BACKGROUND; MEASURING INFORMAL SECTOR/UNREPORTED ACTIVITY; EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS; CONCLUSION; NOTES; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 7 THE PERSISTENCE OF INFORMALITY: EVIDENCE FROM PANEL DATA; INTRODUCTION; DATA; ECONOMETRIC FRAMEWORK; RESULTS; ROBUSTNESS CHECKS; CONCLUSIONS; NOTES; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; REFERENCES
CHAPTER 8 JOB SEPARATIONS AND INFORMALITY IN THE RUSSIAN LABOR MARKETINTRODUCTION; LINKING DISPLACEMENT, QUITS, AND SUBSEQUENT INFORMAL EMPLOYMENT; DATA SOURCES, MEASUREMENT ISSUES, AND DESCRIPTIVE ANALYSIS; THE EMPIRICAL MODELS AND OUR RESEARCH APPROACH; RESULTS; CONCLUSIONS; NOTES; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; REFERENCES
Summary: Research in Labor Economics presents important new research in labor economics related particularly to worker well-being covering themes such as work and worker welfare, earnings distribution, skills, training, public policy, discrimination and migration.
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FRONT COVER; INFORMAL EMPLOYMENT IN EMERGING AND TRANSITION ECONOMIES; COPYRIGHT PAGE; CONTENTS; LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS; EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD; PREFACE; CHAPTER 1 TAX EVASION, MINIMUM WAGE NONCOMPLIANCE, AND INFORMALITY; INTRODUCTION; THE MODEL; TAX EVASION, MINIMUM WAGE NONCOMPLIANCE, AND INCIDENCE OF INFORMALITY; BINDING PARTICIPATION AND MINIMUM WAGE CONSTRAINT; OPTIMAL POLICIES FOR POVERTY ALLEVIATION; OPTIMAL POLICIES FOR TAX COMPLIANCE; CONCLUSION; NOTES; ACKNOWLEDGMENT; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 2 THE EFFECT OF TAXATION ON INFORMAL EMPLOYMENT: EVIDENCE FROM THE RUSSIAN FLAT TAX REFORM

INTRODUCTIONINFORMALITY DEFINITION AND MEASUREMENT; DESCRIPTION OF INFORMAL EMPLOYMENT IN RUSSIA; THE TAX REFORM; RESULTS; CONCLUSIONS; NOTES; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 3 WHO BENEFITS FROM REDUCING THE COST OF FORMALITY? QUANTILE REGRESSION DISCONTINUITY ANALYSIS; INTRODUCTION; TAXES AND THE INFORMAL SECTOR; DATA AND DESCRIPTIVE STATISTICS; THE SIMPLES PROGRAM AND IDENTIFICATION STRATEGY; QUANTILE REGRESSION DISCONTINUITY; ECONOMETRIC RESULTS; CONCLUSION AND POLICY IMPLICATIONS; NOTES; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 4 DETECTING WAGE UNDER-REPORTING USING A DOUBLE-HURDLE MODEL

INTRODUCTIONWAGE UNDER-REPORTING AND THE MINIMUM WAGE - AN UNDER-RESEARCHED AREA; THE MINIMUM WAGE AND THE WAGE DISTRIBUTION IN HUNGARY; THE DOUBLE-HURDLE MODEL; DATA; RESULTS OF THE DOUBLE-HURDLE MODEL; TESTING THE PREDICTIONS OF THE DH: RESPONSES TO THE INTRODUCTION OF A MINIMUM CONTRIBUTION BASE; CONCLUSIONS; NOTES; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; REFERENCES; APPENDIX A; APPENDIX B: MINIMUM WAGE REGULATIONS IN HUNGARY; CHAPTER 5 DOES FORMAL WORK PAY? THE ROLE OF LABOR TAXATION AND SOCIAL BENEFIT DESIGN IN THE NEW EU MEMBER STATES; INTRODUCTION

MEASUREMENTS OF INFORMALITY AND DISINCENTIVES FOR FORMAL WORKDO DISINCENTIVES FOR FORMAL WORK MATTER?; CONCLUSIONS AND POLICY IMPLICATIONS; NOTES; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 6 MIGRATION AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR INFORMAL ACTIVITIES: EVIDENCE FROM TAJIKISTAN; INTRODUCTION; BACKGROUND; MEASURING INFORMAL SECTOR/UNREPORTED ACTIVITY; EMPIRICAL ANALYSIS; CONCLUSION; NOTES; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 7 THE PERSISTENCE OF INFORMALITY: EVIDENCE FROM PANEL DATA; INTRODUCTION; DATA; ECONOMETRIC FRAMEWORK; RESULTS; ROBUSTNESS CHECKS; CONCLUSIONS; NOTES; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; REFERENCES

CHAPTER 8 JOB SEPARATIONS AND INFORMALITY IN THE RUSSIAN LABOR MARKETINTRODUCTION; LINKING DISPLACEMENT, QUITS, AND SUBSEQUENT INFORMAL EMPLOYMENT; DATA SOURCES, MEASUREMENT ISSUES, AND DESCRIPTIVE ANALYSIS; THE EMPIRICAL MODELS AND OUR RESEARCH APPROACH; RESULTS; CONCLUSIONS; NOTES; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; REFERENCES

Research in Labor Economics presents important new research in labor economics related particularly to worker well-being covering themes such as work and worker welfare, earnings distribution, skills, training, public policy, discrimination and migration.

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