Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/91354
Authors: 
Corseuil, Carlos Henrique
Reis, Mauricio Cortez
Brito, Alessandra Scalioni
Year of Publication: 
2013
Series/Report no.: 
Texto para Discussão, Instituto de Pesquisa Econômica Aplicada (IPEA) 1879
Abstract (Translated): 
In this paper we aim to analyze how sensible is the informal worker profile to distinct classification procedures, as well as to analyze the sensibility of the link between informality and welfare to the same procedures. A disaggregated analysis by employers and employees is one contribution of the paper, which also innovates using information on being included in an official tax payer administrative file (CNPJ) to one of the classification procedures employed to the employers. Two out of three procedures share very similar results in terms of informal worker profile and the link between informality and welfare. These are the procedure based on social security contribution, and the one based on CNPJ for employers and based on legal labor contracts for employees.
Subjects: 
informal sector
JEL: 
R17
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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