Informal Sector Entrepreneurship
OECD Policy Briefing, Paris, 2014
38 Pages Posted: 14 Feb 2016
Date Written: 2014
This paper provides the background paper for the OECD/European Commission policy brief on informal entrepreneurship which provides an overview of the main issues and policies on this subject. In this paper, informal entrepreneurs are defined as those starting a business or are the owner/manager of a business who engage in monetary transactions not declared to the state for tax, benefit and/or labour law purposes when they should be declared but which are legal in all other respects.
Keywords: entrepreneurship, informal economy, OECD, informal sector, shadow economy
JEL Classification: H26, J48, J46, K34, K42, O17
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