Series: IMF Working Papers
Author(s): Paul Levine , Emanuela Lotti , Nicoletta Batini , and Young-Bae Kim
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 01 February 2010
Keywords: Informal economy, labour market, search-matching models, informal sector, labour, labour markets, jobs,
This paper reviews the literature on the informal economy, focusing first on empirical findings and then on existing approaches to modeling informality within both partial and general equilibrium environments. We c...