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Deterrence Policy and the Size of the Shadow Economy in Germany: An Institutional and Empirical Analysis

In: Handbook on the Shadow Economy

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  • Lars P. Feld
  • Andreas J. Schmidt
  • Friedrich Schneider

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The shadow economy (also known as the black or underground economy) covers a vast array of trade, goods and services that are not part of the official economy of a country. This original and comprehensive Handbook presents the latest research on the size and development of the shadow economy, which remains an integral component of the economies of most developing and many developed countries.

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  • Lars P. Feld & Andreas J. Schmidt & Friedrich Schneider, 2011. "Deterrence Policy and the Size of the Shadow Economy in Germany: An Institutional and Empirical Analysis," Chapters,in: Handbook on the Shadow Economy, chapter 12 Edward Elgar Publishing.
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