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Rainer Neef, Philippe Adair (Eds.)
Informal Economies and Social Transformation in Romania
Reihe: Gesellschaftliche Transformationen/Societal Transformations
Bd. 5, 2005, 248 S., 19.90 EUR, 19.90 CHF, br., ISBN 3-8258-8296-9

Informal economies, growing throughout the 1990s, make a central determinant of social transformation in Eastern Europe. In this book, the various patterns of informal economies and the causes of its growth in Romania are explored from quantitative and qualitative research: the difficult social transformation; informal consumption and labour of households, their incomes, developments and strategies; the impact of informalisation in different branches, related to the Romanian economy as a whole; in the end, comparisons with Eastern European countries are included, and methodological procedure is explained.

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