Individually, the six contributors to this volume each provides a detailed examination of specific segments of the underground economy including its participants, attempts at measurement, and policy responses. Taken together, the essays offer a thorough overview that emphasizes the importance and magnitude of one of the largest economies in the world.
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Six essays based on presentations made at the 30th annual Public Lecture Series sponsored by the Department of Economics at Western Michican University
Financial support from W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research and the College of Arts and Sciences of Western Michigan University
9780880991650 (pbk.) ; 9780880991667 (cloth) ; 9780880994279 (ebook)
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Pozo, Susan, ed. 1996. Exploring the Underground Economy: Studies of Illegal and Unreported Activity. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. https://doi.org/10.17848/9780880994279
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