Research :: Finished research :: 2016-2020
Out of the shadows: developing capacities and capabilities for tackling undeclared work in Bulgaria, Croatia and FYR Macedonia

For: European Commission

Researchers: Predrag Bejaković, Institute of Public Finance
  Slavko Bezeredi, Institute of Public Finance
  Josip Franić, Institute of Public Finance
  Irena Klemenčić, Institute of Public Finance

For the Seventh Framework Programme EU Marie Curie Industry-Academia Partnerships and Pathways (IAPP) by European Commission, the Consortium consisting of leading institution University of Sheffield, Great Britain (Project Manager Colin Williams), Institute of Public Finance, Croatia (Project Manager Predrag Bejaković) and Vitosha Research, Bulgaria (Project Manager Alexander Stoyanov) realised the Project titled Out of the Shadows: Developing Capacities and Capabilities for Tackling Undeclared Work in Bulgaria, Croatia and FYR Macedonia.

The main goal was to provide concrete policy recommendations about what policies might work better, based on rigorous empirical evidence, for those seeking to tackle the undeclared economy in mentioned countries. In particular, the objectives of project were to:

  1. Conduct a comprehensive review of the policy approaches and measures being used to tackle undeclared work.
  2. Empirically evaluate the measures for facilitating the shift of undeclared work into the declared economy in the selected target region.
  3. Based on the results of the first two objectives, the final objective is to recommend possible new policy approaches and measures (or endorse old ones) that will facilitate the shift of undeclared work into the declared.

On September 1st the final conference was held in Zagreb with four conference papers:

The Project start date is 1 October 2013 and its duration was 48 months.

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