Enforcement of regulation, informal labor and firm performance

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Statementby Rita K. Almeida, Pedro Carneiro.
SeriesDiscussion paper ;, no. 1759, Discussion paper (Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit : Online) ;, no. 1759
ContributionsCarneiro, Pedro.
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This paper investigates how enforcement of labor regulation affects the firm ' s use of informal employment and its impact on firm performance. Using firm level data on informal employment and firm performance, and administrative informal labor and firm performance book on enforcement of regulation at the city level, the authors show that in areas where law enforcement is stricter firms employ a smaller amount of informal employment.

This paper investigates how enforcement of labor regulation affects the firm's use of informal employment and its impact on firm performance. Using firm level data on informal employment and firm performance, and administrative data on enforcement of regulation at the city level, we show that in areas where law enforcement is stricter firms employ a smaller amount of informal by: Enforcement of Regulation, Informal Labor and Firm Performance Rita Almeida World Bank and IZA Bonn Pedro Carneiro University College London, IFS, cemmap and IZA Bonn Discussion Paper No.

September IZA P.O. Box Bonn Germany Phone: + Fax: + Email: [email protected] This paper investigates how enforcement of labor regulation affects the firm's use of informal employment and its impact on firm performance.

Using firm level data on informal employment and firm. Enforcement of labor regulation, informal labor, and firm performance (English) This Enforcement of regulation investigates how enforcement of labor regulation affects the firm's use of informal employment and its impact on firm performance.

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Our paper quantifies the effects of labor regulation on the employment of informal labor andondifferent measures of firm performance exploring the fact that labor regulation is not enforced uniformly within a country.

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Using firm level data on informal employment and firm performance, and administrative data on enforcement of regulation at the city level, we show that in areas where law enforcement is stricter firms employ a smaller amount of informal employment.

Enforcement of labor regulation, informal labor, and firm performance (Inglês) Resumo. This paper investigates how enforcement of labor regulation affects the firm's use of informal employment and its impact on firm performance.

Using firm level data on informal employment and firm performance, and administrative data on enforcement of Cited by: Abstract. This paper investigates how enforcement of labor regulation affects the firm's use of informal labor and firm performance.

Using firm level data on informal employment and firm performance, and administrative data on enforcement of regulation at the city level, we show that in areas where law enforcement is stricter firms employ a smaller amount of informal Author: Rita Almeida and Pedro Carneiro.

This paper investigates how enforcement of labour regulation affects the firm's use of informal labour, firm size and firm performance.

Using firm level data on employment, capita, and output, census data on informal employment at the city level, and administrative data on enforcement of regulation at the city level, we show that in areas where law enforcement is stricter firms employ a smaller proportion of informal workers.

Abstract. This paper investigates how enforcement of labor regulation affects the firm’s use of informal labor and firm performance. Using firm level data on informal employment and firm performance, and administrative data on enforcement of regulation at the city level, we show that in areas where law enforcement is stricter firms employ a smaller amount of informal Author: Rita Almeida, World Bank and Pedro Carneiro.

This paper investigates how enforcement of labor regulation affects the firm’s use of informal labor and firm performance. Using firm level data on informal employment and firm performance, and administrative data on enforcement of regulation at the city level, we show that in areas where law enforcement is stricter firms employ a smaller amount of informal employment.

Enforcement of labor regulations in the formal sector may drive workers to informality because they increase the costs of formal labor. But better compliance with mandated benefits makes it attractive to be a formal employee.

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We show that, in. Enforcement of Regulation, Informal Labor and Firm Performance. Rita Almeida and Pedro Carneiro (). NoIZA Discussion Papers from Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) Abstract: This paper investigates how enforcement of labor regulation affects the firm's use of informal employment and its impact on firm performance.

Using firm level data on informal employment and firm performance Cited by: Enforcement of labor regulation, informal labor, and firm performance. Rita Almeida and Pedro Carneiro () NoPolicy Research Working Paper Series from The World Bank.

Abstract: This paper investigates how enforcement of labor regulation affects the firm's use of informal employment and its impact on firm performance.

Using firm level data on informal employment and firm performance, and administrative data on enforcement of regulation Cited by: This paper investigates how enforcement of labor regulation affects the firm's use of informal employment and its impact on firm performance.

Using firm level data on informal employment and firm performance, and administrative data on enforcement of regulation at the city level, the authors show that in areas where law enforcement is stricter firms employ a smaller amount of informal. This paper investigates how enforcement of labor regulation affects the firm's use of informal labor and firm performance.

Using firm level data on informal employment and firm performance, and administrative data on enforcement of regulation at the city level, we show that in areas where law enforcement is stricter firms employ a smaller amount of informal Cited by: Enforcement of Labor Regulation and Informality* Enforcement of labor regulations in the formal sector may drive workers to informality because they increase the costs of formal labor.

But better compliance with mandated benefits makes it attractive to be a formal employee. We show that, in locations with frequent. "This paper investigates how enforcement of labor regulation affects the firm's use of informal employment and its impact on firm performance.

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Using firm level data on informal employment and firm performance, and administrative data on enforcement of regulation at the city level, the authors show that in areas where law enforcement is stricter firms employ a smaller amount of informal.

This paper investigates how enforcement of labor regulation affects the firm's use of informal employment and its impact on firm performance. Using firm level data on informal employment and firm performance, and administrative data on enforcement of regulation at the city level, the authors show that in areas where law enforcement is stricter Author: Rita Almeida and Pedro Carneiro.

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Research disseminated by IZA may include views on policy, but the institute itself takes no institutional policy positions. The Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) in Bonn is a local and virtual international research. Enforcement of Labor Regulation and Informality by Rita Almeida and Pedro Carneiro.

Published in volume 4, issue 3, pages of American Economic Journal: Applied Economics, JulyAbstract: Enforcement of labor regulations in the formal sector may drive workers to informality because they in. of LaborEnforcement of Regulation, Informal Labor and Firm Performance.

By Rita Almeida and Pedro CarneiroRita Almeida and Pedro Carneiro. Abstract. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and not those of the institute. Research disseminated by IZA may include views on policy, but the institute itself takes no institutional.

The benefits of not complying with labor regulation relate with paying lower labor taxes (even to formal workers) and to a having a more flexible labor force (possibly through a higher number of informal workers). As enforcement becomes stricter the cost of evading labor regulation increases and, all else constant, Cited by: Online Appendix Enforcement of Labor Regulation and Informality October 10th, A.

Data Appendix This appendix describes in detail the several sources of data used in the paper and the construction of the variables. enforcement is the log inspections per firm in the city, which is computed with log number of. Enforcement of Labor Regulation and Informality1 by Rita Almeida and Pedro Carneiro* Enforcement of labor regulations in the formal sector may drive workers to informality because they increase the costs of formal labor.

But better compliance with mandated benefits makes it attrac tive to be a formal employee. We show that, in locations with. the enforcement of regulations. It is argued that the conceptual and empirical analysis of enforcement is an integral part of any analysis of informality, that it is crucial to any policy proposals on intervention and regulation, but that this is a relatively neglected topic in the literature.

The conclusion of the article is presented in. Along these lines, Almeida and Carneiro explored how enforcement of labour regulations affects the firm's use of informal labour, firm size and firm performance, and showed that the enhancement of the enforcement mechanisms would positively affect law-abiding behaviour since employers would then be facing a higher possibility of being caught.

Another good choice for such a study is Brazil. Almeida and Carneiro () explored how enforcement of labor regulation affected firm performance across Brazilian states and conclude that in areas with stricter law enforcement, firms employ a smaller amount of informal labor.

But reductions in a firm's access to unregulated labor were not costless, since stricter enforcement Cited by:. A second important stylized fact in the informality literature is that a heavier and stricter regulation is correlated with a larger informal sector.

6 In Brazil, besides the costs imposed by the labor legislation, firms also face significant entry costs to the formal sector in the form taxes and bureaucracy burden, as shown in Panels A and B of Table 1, respectively. 7 Indeed, Cited by:   The Unofficial Economy and Economic Development.

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