State exports in Brazil

Vol. 27 No. 2 (2007)

Apr-Jun / 2007
Published March 17, 2020
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Neves, Ana Cristina Pereira das, and Marcos Tadeu Caputi Lélis. 2007. “State Exports in Brazil: Estimations of Price and Income Elasticities”. Brazilian Journal of Political Economy 27 (2):301-19.

State exports in Brazil

estimations of price and income elasticities

Ana Cristina Pereira das Neves
Mestre pelo Instituto de Economia da UFRJ
Marcos Tadeu Caputi Lélis
doutorando em economia pelo PPGE UFRGS e Bolsista do CNPq
Brazilian Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 27 No. 2 (2007), Apr-Jun / 2007, Pages 301-319


This paper analyses the recent performance of Brazilian exports, based on estimations of price and income elasticities of states external sellings. After presenting an overview of the national position, the aim is to check if, by exporting dynamic goods of high value, some of them were able to achieve an external position different from Brazilian’s. Nevertheless, the results, as the ones obtained by other empirical works, indicate that all but one states have inelastic exports with respect to both prices and income.

JEL Classification: C33; F10; E00.

Keywords: Brazilian economy state exports elasticities