Although Brazil regards itself as a true melting pot, the majority of it's "black" population earns half of their "white" counterparts. The disparity in income is causing the government to question how to bridge the gap. Some ideas call for University quotas to increase the numbers of minorities. This policy has already had positive affects on black enrollment.

Equality between different ethnic groups and races helps reduce poverty and welfare, while giving an entire generate of poor students an opportunity to contribute unique business ideas. … "Positive Discrimination for Blacks" has a significant impact, so an analyst should put more weight into it. This qualitative factor will lead to a decrease in costs.