Shadow Economies Workshop

Shadow Economies Workshop: Definition, Measurement and Implications 

 12 October 2012, Friday

John Freely Room, Albert Long Hall

Boğaziçi University, Istanbul

09:00 - 09:15 - Welcome and Introduction

“Informality and Government Enforcement in Latin America”

  • 10:00 - 10:45 - Zeynep BaşakMiddle East Technical University (with Erol TaymazMiddle East Technical University)

“Employment and Mobility between Formal and Informal Sectors/Jobs: Using Field Survey Data”

10:45 - 11:30 - Coffee Break

“Defining and Measuring Labor Informality in Turkey”

“Shadow Economies around the World”

13:00 - 14:00 - Lunch

“Tax Evasion: Is this a Government Fight or Can Anyone Join?”

“Perceptions on Governance Effectiveness and Informality: A Self-Fulfilling Equilibrium”

Change of Venue

“The Shadow Economy and Work in the Shadow: What Do We (Not) Know?”

17:15 - 18:30 - Cocktail (Natuk Birkan Building)