Never around Noon : on the Nature and Causes of the Transition Shadow *

@inproceedings{Campos2000NeverAN,
  title={Never around Noon : on the Nature and Causes of the Transition Shadow *},
  author={N Campos},
  year={2000}
}
Conventional wisdom is that the nature and the causes of the informal sector in transition economies are the same as in developing countries. This paper challenges this wisdom. First, it argues that their natures differ: while informal activities in transition economies are capital-intensive, in developing countries they are labor-intensive. Second, it argues that the main cause of the transition shadow is not excessive government intervention (as in developing countries), but the lack of a… CONTINUE READING

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