Latin America and Business

William Wolfson, LACS student, Double major in Spanish and Business

In Fall 2015, William Wolfson will start an M.A. in Spanish at the American University.


“Brazil: The Trend Setter for Business and Environmental Policies”


William Wolfson is writing his LACS Capstone thesis about the tire industry in Brazil and the effect it has on the environment. In Brazil, there is a big conservation effort in affect to help stop the deforestation of the rainforests which make way for the tire production plants. William analyzes both the economic effect this has on Brazil business trends as well as the environmental effect, as in the deforestation and the conservation efforts.

Thesis advisor: Gorica Majstorovic, Latin American and Caribbean Studies Coordinator

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