What is it about?

One of every five workers in Eastern and Central Europe labors off the books and receives under-the-table payments.

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A new Eurobarometer survey reveals the scale and functioning of this hidden economy in unprecedented detail.


Displays the magnitude of the hidden economy in East-central Europe, who engages and what they do.

Professor Colin C Williams
University of Sheffield

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This page is a summary of: The Hidden Economy in East-Central Europe, Problems of Post-Communism, July 2009, Taylor & Francis, DOI: 10.2753/ppc1075-8216560402.
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