Shadow Economy and Corruption in Azerbaijan

DOI: 10.20542/0131-2227-2012-7-84-91

R. Dzhabiev, International Information Agency “News of Azerbaijan”, Baku, Azerbaijan (

Abstract. The government legislation of Azerbaijan is in many respects behind the new realities of economic life. Contradictions between the quickly changing market economy conditions and the existing legislative base allow bribe-takers for using the appearing gaps in the legal sphere. The deduction of shadow economy at least to the 10% of GDP level must be put as a strategic task, along with the increase in GDP, poverty combating, inflation reduction, etc. 

Keywords: Azerbaijan, emerging economy, shadow economy, corruption, corruption combating programs 

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For citation:
Dzhabiev R. Shadow Economy and Corruption in Azerbaijan. World Eonomy and International Relations, 2012, No 7, pp. 84-91.

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