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The Informal Economy in Global Perspective

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    Book Overview
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    Chapter 1 Introduction: Informal Economies as Varieties of Governance
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    Chapter 2 Why Read Informality in a Substantivist Manner? On the Embeddedness of the Soviet Second Economy
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    Chapter 3 Informal Economy: The Invisible Hand of Government
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    Chapter 4 Estimating the Size of the Croatian Shadow Economy: A Labour Approach
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    Chapter 5 Informal Employment and Earnings Determination in Ukraine
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    Chapter 6 Approaching Informality: Rear-Mirror Methodology and Ethnographic Inquiry
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    Chapter 7 Explaining the Informal Economy in Post-Communist Societies: A Study of the Asymmetry Between Formal and Informal Institutions in Romania
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    Chapter 8 Post-Socialist Informality Rural Style: Impressions from Bulgaria
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    Chapter 9 Exploring the Practice of Making Informal Payments in the Health Sector: Some Lessons from Greece
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    Chapter 10 Violent Pressure on Business and the Size of the Informal Economy: Evidence from Russian Regions
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    Chapter 11 Labor Informality in Mexico: An Indicator Analysis
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    Chapter 12 The Interplay Between Formal and Informal Firms and Its Implications on Jobs in Francophone Africa: Case Studies of Senegal and Benin
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    Chapter 13 Governing Informal Payments by Market in the Chinese Healthcare System
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    Chapter 14 Social Mechanisms of the Counterpublic Sphere: A Case of a Coffee Farmers’ Cooperative in LAO PDR
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    Chapter 15 Formalisation of Entrepreneurship in the Informal Economy in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Role of Formal Institutions: An Analysis of Ghana’s Experience
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    Chapter 16 Evidence on Corruption in Public Procurements in Healthcare and the Implications for Policy
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The Informal Economy in Global Perspective
Published by
Palgrave Macmillan, January 2017
DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-40931-3
978-3-31-940931-3, 978-3-31-940930-6

Abel Polese, Colin C. Williams, Ioana A. Horodnic, Predrag Bejakovic

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Country Count As %
Ghana 1 4%
Unknown 23 96%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 4 17%
Student > Doctoral Student 3 13%
Student > Master 3 13%
Lecturer 2 8%
Student > Bachelor 2 8%
Other 5 21%
Unknown 5 21%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Business, Management and Accounting 8 33%
Social Sciences 6 25%
Decision Sciences 2 8%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 2 8%
Engineering 1 4%
Other 0 0%
Unknown 5 21%