Tackling Undeclared Work in Europe: Lessons from a Study of Ukraine
What is it about?
This article reports a 2005–6 survey that displays the variety of undeclared work in Ukraine, involving not only an array of ‘off-the-books’ employees but also various types of informal self-employment as well as forms of undeclared work more akin to mutual aid.
Why is it important?
Governments pursuing a conventional deterrent approach towards undeclared work may thus eradicate precisely the entrepreneurship and active citizenship that they otherwise seek to nurture.
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