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dc.contributor.advisor Mao, Zhenxing (Eddie) en
dc.contributor.author Zhang, Huaming en
dc.date.accessioned 2017-08-24T22:59:55Z en
dc.date.available 2017-08-24T22:59:55Z en
dc.date.issued 2017-08-24 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/195046 en
dc.description.abstract This paper provides a conceptual exploration and review of the research on the informal economy and practices of the hospitality and tourism industry. It provides an overview of the concept and development of the informal economy, analyzing the drivers of using the informal economy based on two aspects: participants and the government. It estimates the size of the informal economy via percentage of employment and percentage of GDP. It also presents various definitions advocated by scholars. Two typologies are presented that classify various kinds of work and various kinds of informal economic activities. Four key characteristics of informal work are discussed. en
dc.format.extent 46 pgs. en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher California State Polytechnic University, Pomona en
dc.rights.uri http://www.cpp.edu/~broncoscholar/rightsreserved.html en
dc.subject informal economy en
dc.subject tourism en
dc.subject informal tourism economy en
dc.subject employment en
dc.title Understanding the Informal Economy in Hospitality and Tourism: A Conceptual Review en
dc.type Graduate Project en
dc.description.degree M.S en
dc.contributor.committeeMember Singh, Neha en
dc.rights.license All rights reserved en

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