• 1. Introduction: The Informal Sector In Countries In Transition. WhyIs It Important?
  • 2. What is the Informal Sector? A Review of Existing Literature
  • 2.1 The Informal Sector in Developing Countries: A Type ofHousehold Enterprise
  • 2.2 The Informal Sector in Western Industrialised Countries:Unmeasured and Untaxed Production
  • 2.3 The Soviet Second Economy: the ‘Private’ Parallel Economy
  • 2.4 The Informal Sector in Transition Countries: HouseholdEnterprises, Untaxed Production or Second Economy?
  • 2.5 In Summary
  • 3. A Conceptual Framework for the Study of Informal Employment inTransition Countries
  • 3.1 Why so Many Definitions andWhy is a Conceptual FrameworkNeeded?
  • 3.2 The Conceptual Framework: Informal vs. Household, Underground,and Illegal Activities
  • 3.3 Operationalising the ‘Informal Sector’
  • 4. Conclusions
  • 4.1 Summary
  • 4.2 Policy issues and questions for further research
  • References