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dc.contributor.authorDimova, Ralitzaen_US
dc.contributor.authorGang, Ira N.en_US
dc.contributor.authorLandon-Lane, Johnen_US
dc.date.accessioned2012-09-21T09:42:48Z-
dc.date.available2012-09-21T09:42:48Z-
dc.date.issued2005en_US
dc.identifier.isbn9291906972en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/63474-
dc.description.abstractOne of the most notable phenomena during economic transition is the shrinkage of the public sector and expansion of the not working population, simultaneously with the expansion of both the formal and informal private sectors. We address the related labour dynamics of the pre and post 1996 crisis in Bulgaria with the use of a panel constructed from the 1995 and 1997 Bulgarian Integrated Household Surveys and a Markov chain model of job mobility. Our results support the hypothesis of substantial shrinkage of the public sector and movement out of the labour force. In addition, we find that during the rapid downsizing of the public sector, the informal sector expanded more rapidly than the formal private sector. The links between the formal and informal sectors are complex and differ by gender. – employment ; mobility ; informal sector ; transition ; dual economy ; Bulgariaen_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisherUNU-WIDER Helsinkien_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesResearch Paper, UNU-WIDER, United Nations University (UNU) 2005/18en_US
dc.subject.jelJ21en_US
dc.subject.jelJ23en_US
dc.subject.jelJ31en_US
dc.subject.jelJ62en_US
dc.subject.jelP2en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.stwÖffentlicher Sektoren_US
dc.subject.stwBeschäftigungen_US
dc.subject.stwBulgarienen_US
dc.titleThe informal sector during crisis and transitionen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn488105927en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungenen_US
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