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I metodi di misurazione dell’Economia Non Osservata

Amedeo Argentiero () and Matilde Guarino ()
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Matilde Guarino: Università Commerciale “Luigi Bocconi”-Corso di laurea in economia e management delle istituzioni e dei mercati Finanziari, Milan.

Rivista di Politica Economica, 2014, issue 1, 429-462

Abstract: Unobserved economy indicates all the productive activities that are beyond the sources of the data normally used to implement National Accounts, thus compromising the comprehensiveness of GDP. This paper aims to survey the five areas that compose the unobserved economy: underground economy, criminal economy, informal economy, domestic economy and statistical underground. Underground and criminal economy represent the largest areas in terms of GDP. A correct measurement of the unobserved economy is not only a useful tool for assessing GDP, but also an important indicator of impact for policy-makers in fiscal policies and the fight against crime.

Keywords: unobserved economy; underground economy; criminal economy; tax evasion; tax gap. (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: D58 E62 H26 K34 K42 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2014
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