The Informal Sector

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Aureo de Paula; Jose A. Scheinkman;
  • Subject: Informal Sector, VAT, Tax Avoidance
    • jel: jel:K4 | jel:H2 | jel:H3

This paper investigates the determinants of informal economic activity. We present two equilibrium models of informality and test their implications using a survey of 48,000+ small firms in Brazil. We define informality as tax avoidance; firms in the informal sector avo... View more
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