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Old 25 April 2013, 10:59 PM
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Vanishing $2 Trillion Underground Economy May Be Recovery's Savior

The growing underground economy may be helping to prevent the real economy from sinking further, according to analysts. The shadow economy is a system composed of those who can't find a full-time or regular job. Workers turn to anything that pays them under the table, with no income reported and no taxes paid — especially with an uneven job picture.

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Old 26 April 2013, 12:19 AM
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"There's a lot of uncertainly about immigration changes and who will be legal. . ."
Maybe this is obvious, but why would this cause a growth in the underground economy? I don't get it.
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