Eurasian Economists Association

International Conference on Eurasian Economies

17-18 September 2013 – St. Petersburg, RUSSIA

Paper detail

Paper ID : 824
Status : Paper published
Language : Turkish
Topic : Labor Economics and Migration
Presenter: Mrs. Eren Gül Aydın
Session : 6C Bölgesel Konular

A Study on Informal Employment in Turkey from Theorical and Emprical Perspectives
Türkiye’de Kayıtdışı İstihdam Konusu Üzerine Teorik ve Ampirik Bir Çalışma


This paper elaborates both theorical and empirical evolution of the informal employment as an part of the informal economy in Turkey. First of all, economic dualism and migration is emphasized as the main reasons of informal employment and examine other reasons of the informal employment such as social,fiscal and economic.Later of this study, an econometric model is employed by using Multiple Linear Regression Analysis. Informal employment is used as independent variables of industrial production(IPI). The first result of econometrics model, informal employment was seen statistically significiant determinator of IPI. Secondly, some production and employment variables and Gross National Product are used for estimating decisive factor of the informal employment in Turkey between 2005 and 2012. Results show that GDP and all other variables used in regression positively corelated to informal employment except import and export in Turkey.

JEL codes: J01

Aydın, Eren Gül (2013). "A Study on Informal Employment in Turkey from Theorical and Emprical Perspectives" in Proceedings of International Conference of Eurasian Economies 2013, pp.783-790, St. Petersburg, RUSSIA.


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Session 6C: Bölgesel Konular

Beykent University Turkish Central Bank TIKA