Economic Impacts of Convict Leasing in the Different States of the United States

Augustine C. Arize, John Malindretos, Chuaqian Zhang
International Journal of Economics and Business Administration, Volume XII, Issue 2, 3-17, 2024
DOI: 10.35808/ijeba/839


Purpose: To identified the differences and the similarities in convict leasing among southern states after the Civil War in the USA. Design/Methodology/Approach: Literaturate review and comparative analysis among nine southern states. Findings: Although there were many similarities we have identified critical differences regarding convict leasing. Practical Implications: To be an example on how humans beeings could be considered as animals under slavery. Originality/Value: An initial research of this kind.

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