Traffic Fatalities and Public Sector Corruption

@inproceedings{Anbarci2006TrafficFA,
  title={Traffic Fatalities and Public Sector Corruption},
  author={Nejat Anbarci and Monica Escaleras and Charles A. Register},
  year={2006}
}
Traffic accidents result in 1 million deaths annually worldwide, though the burden is disproportionately felt in poorer countries. Typically, fatality rates from disease and accidents fall as countries develop. Traffic deaths, however, regularly increase with income, at least up to a threshold level, before declining. While we confirm this by analyzing 1,356 country-year observations between 1982 and 2000, our purpose is to consider the role played by public sector corruption in determining… CONTINUE READING

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