Illegitimate Economic Practices in Croatia: Findings from a Representative Survey of 2,000 Citizens

Grey Working Paper No. 9, March 2017

151 Pages Posted: 15 Mar 2017

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Josip Franic

University of Sheffield - School of Management

Colin Williams

University of Sheffield - School of Management

Date Written: March 13, 2017

Abstract

This report presents the findings of a survey on illegitimate economic practices in Croatia conducted between August and October 2015. This representative survey of 2,000 citizens focused on the experiences of Croatians with undeclared work, envelope wages and the practice of ‘pulling strings’, as well as on their opinion about these types of dishonest behaviour.

Keywords: informal economy, shadow economy, tax evasion, informal sector, Croatia

JEL Classification: H26, J48, J46, K34, K42, P17, P2, P3

Suggested Citation

Franic, Josip and Williams, Colin, Illegitimate Economic Practices in Croatia: Findings from a Representative Survey of 2,000 Citizens (March 13, 2017). Grey Working Paper No. 9, March 2017, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2932315 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2932315

Josip Franic

University of Sheffield - School of Management ( email )

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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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