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Estimating The Size Of Romanian Shadow Economy Using The Currency Demand Approach

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  • ALEXANDRU ADRIANA ANAMARIA

    (Academia de Studii Economice Bucuresti, Cibernetica, Statistica si Informatica Economica)

  • DOBRE ION

    (Academia de Studii Economice Bucuresti, Cibernetica, Statistica si Informatica Economica)

  • GHINARARU CATALIN

    (Institutul National de Cercetare in Domensiul Muncii si Protectiei Sociale)

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In this paper, we estimate the size and the evolution of the Romanian shadow economy in the period 1998Q1-2008Q4, using a vector error correction model. A special attention it was given to the problem of non-stationarity and cointegration. The results ind

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  • Alexandru Adriana Anamaria & Dobre Ion & Ghinararu Catalin, 2009. "Estimating The Size Of Romanian Shadow Economy Using The Currency Demand Approach," Annals of Faculty of Economics, University of Oradea, Faculty of Economics, vol. 2(1), pages 623-631, May.
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    Keywords

    shadow economy; currency demand approach; VECM; Romania;
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    JEL classification:

    • C32 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables - - - Time-Series Models; Dynamic Quantile Regressions; Dynamic Treatment Effect Models; Diffusion Processes; State Space Models
    • E41 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - Money and Interest Rates - - - Demand for Money
    • O17 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Formal and Informal Sectors; Shadow Economy; Institutional Arrangements

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