Publications

Publications


Illegitimate Economic Practices in Croatia: Findings from a representative survey of 2,000 citizens, March 2017, Josip Franic and Colin C Williams, GREY Working Paper No. 9 ;

 


 


WP_1 Tackling the Undeclared Economy in Bulgaria: A baseline report, Rositsa Dzhekova and Colin C Williams – GREY-IAPP , Sheffield University Management School, University of Sheffield, Working Paper No. 1, April, 2014;

 


 


WP_2 Undeclared Work in Croatia: A baseline assessment, Josip Franic and Colin C Williams – GREY-IAPP Sheffield University Management School, University of Sheffield, Working Paper No. 2, April, 2014;

 


 


WP_3 Tackling the Undeclared Economy in FYR Macedonia, A baseline assessment; Working Paper No. 3, July 2014;

 


 


WP_4 Policy Approaches Towards Undeclared Work, A conceptual framework, Colin C Williams – GREY-IAPP Sheffield University Management School, University of Sheffield, Working Paper No. 4, June, 2014.

 


 


WP_5 Assessing the cross-national transferability of policy measures for tackling undeclared work, Colin C Williams, Rositsa Dzhekova, Marijana Baric, Josip Franic and Lyubo Mishkov Sheffield University Management School, University of Sheffield, Working Paper No. 5, September, 2014;

 


 


WP_6 Designing Focus Groups and Experiments to Evaluate Policy Approaches and Measures for Tackling Undeclared Work, Marina Polak, Lyubomir Mishkov and Colin C Williams Sheffield University Management School, University of Sheffield, Working Paper No. 6, February, 2015

 


 

WP7-CoverDesigning survey methods to evaluate the undeclared economy: a review of the options, Colin C Williams, Sheffield University Management School, University of Sheffield, Working Paper No. 7, October 2015

 


 

 

WP8-CoverEvaluating policy measures to tackle undeclared work: the role of stakeholder collaboration in building trust and improving policy-making, Anton Kojouharov and Colin C Williams, Sheffield University Management School, University of Sheffield, Working Paper No. 8, October 2015

 

 

 

Books

Horodnic, I.A., Rodgers, P., Williams, C.C. and Momtazian, L. (2017), The informal economy: exploring drivers and practices. Routledge.

Polese, A., Williams, C.C., Horodnic, I. and Bejakovic, P. (to be published 2017) (Eds.) The Informal Economy in Global Perspective, Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke.

Williams, C.C. and Schneider, F. (2016) Measuring the Global Shadow Economy: the prevalence of informal work and labour, Edward Elgar, Cheltenham. [Acknowledged IAPP GREY funding]

 

Journal Articles

Published academic Outputs from the project

Williams, Rodgers and Abel Polese guest edited a Special Issue ‘Tackling Enterprise in the Informal Economy’ of International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, Vol. 28, No.2/3, 2016. (Guest-edited journal)

Baric, M., Franic, J. & Polak, M. (2016). Tackling undeclared entrepreneurship in a transition setting: the case of Croatia. International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Small Business, 28(2/3), 255 – 274.

Bejaković, P. The Evasion of Retirement Insurance Contributions in Croatia, Studies of Transition States and Societies, 8 (2016) , 1; 20-35

Bejaković, P. A revision of the shadow economy in Croatia: causes and effects, Economic Research-Ekonomska Istraživanja, 28:1, 422-440, DOI:10.1080/1331677X.2015.1059104.

Bejaković, P. Informal Economies in Post-Socialist Spaces – Practices, Institutions and Networks. // Financial Theory and Practice. 40 (2016) , 1; 149-155.

Bejaković, P. Book review: Financing of Organised Crime / Michael Levi, Ognian Shentov and Boyko Todorov (eds.). // Financial Theory and Practice. 39 (2015) , 3; 341-347.

Williams, C. C. & Franic, J. (2016). Beyond a Deterrence Approach towards the Undeclared Economy: Some Lessons from Bulgaria. Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies, 18(1).

Williams, C. C. & Franic, J. (2016). Explaining Participation in the Informal Economy in Post-Socialist Societies: A Study of the Asymmetry between Formal and Informal Institutions in Croatia. Journal of Contemporary Central and Eastern Europe, 24(1).

Williams, C.C. & Horodnic, I. (2015) Explaining the prevalence of the informal economy in the Baltics: An Institutional Assymetry Perspective, European Spatial Research and Policy, Vol.22/2, 127-45.

Williams, C.C., Horodnic, I. (2015) Explaining and tackling the shadow economy in Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania: a tax morale approach, Baltic Journal of Economics, 15:2, 81-98.

Williams, C.C. & Horodnic, I. (2015): Tackling the informal economy in Southeast Europe: an institutional approach, Southeast European and Black Sea Studies.

Williams, C.C. & Horodnic, I. (2015): Who participates in the Undeclared Economy in South-Eastern Europe? An Evaluation of the Marginalization Thesis, South-Eastern Journal of Economics, 2, 157-175.

Williams, C.C. and Franic, F. (2015): ‘Tackling the Propensity towards Undeclared Work: Some Policy Lessons from Croatia’, South East European Journal of Economics and Business, Vol. 10(1), 18-31.

Williams, C.C. & Horodnic, I. (2015) Explaining the Prevalence of Illegitimate Wage Practices in Southern Europe: An Institutional Analysis, South European Society and Politics, 20:2, 203-221, DOI: 10.1080/13608746.2015.1013518

Media Coverage: Coverage of the International Policy Forum in October 2015 in Skopje can be found at: http://www.csd.bg/artShow.php?id=17497 and of the International Conference in Sofia, 2016 in the Bulgarian media can be found at: http://www.csd.bg/artShow.php?id=17774.

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