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Shadow Economy, Voice and Accountability, and Corruption

In: Handbook on the Shadow Economy

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  • Benno Torgler
  • Friedrich Schneider
  • Alison Macintyre

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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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  • Benno Torgler & Friedrich Schneider & Alison Macintyre, 2011. "Shadow Economy, Voice and Accountability, and Corruption," Chapters,in: Handbook on the Shadow Economy, chapter 14 Edward Elgar Publishing.
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