Undeclared work rate in Italian regions has strong persistency features. It has remained constant or slightly increasing over decades, despites numerous laws aiming at reducing it. The aim of the paper is to identify the socio-economic characteristics that explain regional undeclared work rates.
Keywords: Undeclared work, dynamic panel, GMM two-step Arellano-Bond estimator
Jel Code: C01, C23, O17, J46