The Hidden Enterprise Culture: Entrepreneurship in the Underground Economy
Edward Elgar Publishing, 2008 M01 1 - 288 pages
This book will be an excellent primer for policy makers wishing to understand the nature and contradictory significance of the underground economy and needing to design suitably subtle policy responses to it. Roger Lee, Growth and Change The Hidden Enterp
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the omission of the underground economy
the omission of entrepreneurship
4 Estimating the size and growth of underground enterprise
5 Portraits of underground enterprise
6 Explaining the hidden enterprise culture
7 The deterrence option
9 The enabling option
10 Helping enterprises start up in a legitimate manner
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Page 4 - Source: Sunday Times 30 April 2000 THE BLACK ECONOMY The black economy involves the paid production and sale of goods and services that are unregistered by or hidden from the state for tax, social security and/or labour-law purposes but which are legal in all other aspects.
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