There have been great developments in the measuring of the reach and scope of the shadow economy in the past few years, thanks to improvements in tools and methods. However, measuring the scope of the shadow economy and its harm on society is still challenging, as a large part of the shadow economy is “hidden crime” not reported to the authorities. This website highlights mainly Finnish research into the matter, but a number of interesting international publications can also be found in the mix.

Page last updated 5/21/2018