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Informalidad: teoría e implicaciones de política

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  • Daniel Mejía

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  • Carlos Esteban Posada

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Se desarrolla un modelo de equilibrio general, que explica la producción formal e informal. La relación no lineal entre producción y recursos productivos, las normas públicas costosas que dificultan su acatamiento y las altas posibilidades de no cumplirlas, son condiciones que afectan la formalidad e informalidad en una situación de equilibrio, por lo tanto el gobierno busca las formas de penalizar la violación de las normas que afectan el equilibrio, lo cual se refleja en el desarrollo económico del país durante el período 1984-2006.||*Este capítulo se encuentra incluido en la segunda parte del libro El mercado de trabajo en Colombia : hechos, tendencias e instituciones, titulada "Desempeño de largo plazo "
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  • Daniel Mejía & Carlos Esteban Posada, 2007. "Informalidad: teoría e implicaciones de política," BORRADORES DE ECONOMIA 004024, BANCO DE LA REPÚBLICA.
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    • Posada, Carlos Esteban & Mejía, Daniel, 2012. "Informalidad : teoría e implicaciones de política," Chapters,in: Arango-Thomas, Luis Eduardo & Hamann-Salcedo, Franz Alonso (ed.), El mercado de trabajo en Colombia : hechos, tendencias e instituciones, chapter 9, pages 363-397 Banco de la Republica de Colombia.

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    1. Camilo Mondragón-Vélez & Ximena Peña & Daniel Wills, 2010. "Labor Market Rigidities and Informality in Colombia," ECONOMIA JOURNAL, THE LATIN AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN ECONOMIC ASSOCIATION - LACEA, vol. 0(Fall 2010), pages 65-101, August.
    2. Luis Armando Galvis A., 2012. "Informalidad laboral en las áreas urbanas de Colombia," COYUNTURA ECONÓMICA, FEDESARROLLO, June.
    3. Mesa Callejas, Ramon Javier & Lopez Gonzalez, Mauricio & Gonzalez Henao, Jenifer, 2009. "Medición y características del mercado laboral del Municipio de Rionegro, Antioquia
      [Measurement and characteristics of labor market Rionegro, Antioquia]
      ," MPRA Paper 34507, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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    Keywords

    producción; normas públicas; informalidad; enforcement; gastopúblico.;

    JEL classification:

    • K10 - Law and Economics - - Basic Areas of Law - - - General (Constitutional Law)
    • K20 - Law and Economics - - Regulation and Business Law - - - General
    • K42 - Law and Economics - - Legal Procedure, the Legal System, and Illegal Behavior - - - Illegal Behavior and the Enforcement of Law
    • O17 - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth - - Economic Development - - - Formal and Informal Sectors; Shadow Economy; Institutional Arrangements

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