Informal Sector Entrepreneurship

OECD Policy Briefing, Paris, 2014

38 Pages Posted: 14 Feb 2016

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Colin Williams

University of Sheffield - School of Management

Date Written: 2014

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Williams, Colin, Informal Sector Entrepreneurship (2014). OECD Policy Briefing, Paris, 2014, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2731781 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2731781

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