Designing Focus Groups and Experiments to Evaluate Policy Approaches and Measures for Tackling Undeclared Work

40 Pages Posted: 17 Feb 2015

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Marina Polak

University of Sheffield - School of Management

Lyubo Mishkov

University of Sheffield - School of Management

Colin Williams

University of Sheffield - School of Management

Date Written: February 15, 2015

Abstract

The aim of this Working Paper is to review the literature on conducting focus groups and experiments in the field of tax non-compliance and undeclared work, and then to review a range of possible uses of focus groups and experiments to evaluate the feasibility of various policy measures in the context of Bulgaria, Croatia and Macedonia.

Keywords: informal economy; informal sector; focus groups; Croatia; Bulgaria; Macedonia

JEL Classification: H26

Suggested Citation

Polak, Marina and Mishkov, Lyubomir and Williams, Colin, Designing Focus Groups and Experiments to Evaluate Policy Approaches and Measures for Tackling Undeclared Work (February 15, 2015). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2565389 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2565389

Marina Polak

University of Sheffield - School of Management ( email )

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Lyubomir Mishkov

University of Sheffield - School of Management ( email )

9 Mappin Street
Sheffield, S1 4DT
United Kingdom

Colin Williams (Contact Author)

University of Sheffield - School of Management ( email )

15 Conduit Road
Sheffield, S10 1FL
United Kingdom

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