Unionization and informal economy
In this paper I investigate the relationship between unionization and the size of the informal economy. Using a cross-country panel data for 30 countries over the period from 1960 to 2009, I find a strong and robust negative correlation between unionization and the size of the informal economy.
Volume (Year): 32 (2012)
Issue (Month): 3 ()
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