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Journal
2016 | 158/1 | 255-273
Article title

Informal work in a post-transition country: some evidence for Poland

Content
Title variants
PL
Praca nierejestrowana w kraju potransformacyjnym: wybrane fakty dla Polski
Languages of publication
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Abstracts
EN
Informal (or unregistered) work is common around the world. However research concerning this topic mostly focuses on developing countries and rarely on developed or post-transition economies. This can be explained by much higher estimates of informal work in developing countries. Nevertheless, in developed or post-transition countries the problem of informal work cannot be ignored. Unfortunately, the literature for post-transition countries mostly focuses on estimating the size of informal work. However, a few studies are available which concern the problem of determinants of undertaking informal work and the reasons behind it. Th is article aims to: a) present some interesting examples of research on informal work in Poland which focus on the determinant of informal employment; b) underline the challenges for further research.
PL
Praca nierejestrowana jest zjawiskiem powszechnym na świecie. Jednak badania nad nią skupiają się głównie na krajach rozwijających się, rzadko zaś na gospodarkach rozwiniętych albo potransformacyjnych. Fakt ten można wytłumaczyć zdecydowanie większymi rozmiarami pracy nierejestrowanej w krajach rozwijających się. Problem ten nie może jednak zostać zignorowany zarówno w krajach rozwiniętych, jak i krajach potransformacyjnych. Niestety literatura dotycząca pracy nierejestrowanej dla tej ostatniej grupy krajów skupia się głównie na szacowaniu jej rozmiarów. Istnieje jednak kilka badań, które zajmują się determinantami podejmowania pracy nieformalnej i jej przyczynami. Celem tego artykułu jest: a) przedstawienie przykładów badań skupiających się na tych determinantach w przypadku Polski; b) podkreślenie wyzwań dla badań nad pracą nieformalną w przyszłości.
Contributors
  • Wydział Nauk Ekonomicznych, Uniwersytet Warszawski, ul. Długa 44/50, 00-241 Warszawa
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