Exploring Animal Black Markets in Brazil and Their Economic Impact

Exploring Animal Black Markets in Brazil and Their Economic Impact

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Exploring Animal Black Markets in Brazil and Their Economic Impacts Josh Frohm Dustin Johnston Economics 374 – Cont International Issues Economics 374 – Cont International Issues Sam Houston State University Sam Houston State University Jtf011@shsu.edu daj005@shsu.edu Mateo Posada Economics 374 – Cont International Issues Sam Houston State University Mxp019@shsu.edu Abstract This paper examines the animal of black market in Brazil and its effects on Latin American economies. Produces an in-depth study of this trade both internal and external occurring in Brazil and how trade is effected by the presence of this animal black market. Contains compilation and a broad view of all black markets will be used as the base for research. Other topics covered in our research included but are not limited to the effects of animal black markets on GDP, GNP, certain sociopolitical aspects and the way endangered species are
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Unformatted text preview: handled/regarded due to black markets. The analysis suggests that animal black markets are harmful both to the home and host countries in the areas of corruption, both socially and politically, degrading moral behavior in regards to life in general, not just that of endangered species. The findings show that the creation and continued existence of animal black markets in Brazil have produced a tolerance for crime in Brazil higher than that in other Latin American countries. The study also finds that there is an inverse relationship in the amount of money a black market takes in and the successfulness of a countries GDP primarily in the area of government expenditures and where tax collections are concerned. Keywords: Endangered Species, Brazil, Black Markets, Animals JEL Codes: F13, O17, Q17, Q57, 1 Introduction 2 3 4 Methodology and Data 5 Results 6. Conclusion Appendix References...
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This note was uploaded on 06/20/2011 for the course MCN 480 taught by Professor Mcnair during the Spring '10 term at Sam Houston State University.

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