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Estimating Hidden Economy and Hidden Migration: The Case of Romania

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  • Albu, Lucian Liviu

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    (Institute for Economic Forecasting, Casa Academiei Romane, Calea 13 Septembrie, No. 13, Sector 5, Bucharest, Romania, Correspondig Member of the Romanian Academy)

  • Iorgulescu, Raluca

    (Institute for Economic Forecasting, Casa Academiei Romane, Calea 13 Septembrie, No. 13, Sector 5, Bucharest, Romania)

  • Stanica, Cristian

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    (Institute for Economic Forecasting, Casa Academiei Romane, Calea 13 Septembrie, No. 13, Sector 5, Bucharest, Romania)

Abstract

Economists have already established a relationship between tax rates and size of the hidden economy. The higher the level of taxation is, the greater the incentive to participate in hidden activity and escape taxes is. On the one hand, coming from generally accepted findings of the theory, we concentrate on evaluating the reasons for agents’ involvement in hidden economy and estimating the size of this part of economy in the case of Romania. At the same time, there is evidence of an extended hidden migration together with an increase in the official migration data, usually from eastern EU members to western countries. In a sense, hidden migration could be in relation to proper hidden economy. On the other hand, using some indirect procedures, we try to estimate the size of hidden migration in Romania.

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Article provided by Institute for Economic Forecasting in its journal Romanian Journal for Economic Forecasting.

Volume (Year): (2010)
Issue (Month): 2 (July)
Pages: 46-56

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Handle: RePEc:rjr:romjef:v::y:2010:i:2:p:46-56

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Keywords: informal income; inactive population; emigration potential; hidden migration;

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  1. Albu, Lucian Liviu & Kim, Byung Yeon & Duchene, Gerard, 2002. "AN ATTEMPT TO ESTIMATE THE SIZE OF INFORMAL ECONOMY BASED ON HOUSEHOLD BEHAVIOUR MODELING (l)," Journal for Economic Forecasting, Institute for Economic Forecasting, vol. 0(1), pages 17-24, March.
  2. Albu, Lucian Liviu, 2007. "Estimating the Size of Underground Economy in Romania," Working Papers of Institute for Economic Forecasting 070601, Institute for Economic Forecasting.
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  1. Nancy Arizpe & Jesus Ramos-Martin & Mario Giampietro, 2012. "An analysis of the metabolic patterns of two rural communities affected by soy expansion in the North of Argentina," UHE Working papers 2012_06, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Departament d'Economia i Història Econòmica, Unitat d'Història Econòmica.
  2. Albu, Lucian-Liviu & Ghizdeanu, Ion & Iorgulescu, Raluca, 2011. "Analysing drivers of and barriers to the sustainable development: hidden economy and hidden migration," MPRA Paper 32810, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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