Methodological and Theoretical Considerations regarding Informality on the Labor Market

Lucrarea a fost publicată în ”Revista de Management Comparat International”, Vol. 19, Nr. 1/01.03.2018, pag: 54 – 64

Autori: Marinescu Cristian, Valimăreanu Ileana;



Abstract: Since the 1970s when the term” informality” has penetrated into economic theory by designating everything that is not subject to the legal regulations of a state until today, the concept of informality has evolved from” simple business activities carried out by the poor population of economies in development” and up to the concept of” informal employment”, approached from the point of view of jobs or workers, and the” informal employment” approach taken from the perspective of the employer. Segmentation of the formal and informal workforce market is a specific feature of any labor market, whether we are talking about a labor market in a developed economy or one from a developing economy, with the difference that the motivation that pushes individuals towards informality is different, namely the instinct of survival in the developing economy and the” animal spirits” that Keynes himself spoke in developed economies …


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