Traffic Safety and Human Capital by Richard Guy Cox, Darren P. Grant :: SSRN

nd investigates its source. Compared to individuals with a college education, those with at most a high school diploma are more than four times as likely to die in a traffic accident, a gradient exceeding that for all-cause mortality. More educated individuals’ health behaviors, such as drinking or seat belt use, support this gradient. A panel analysis of data from the Fatality Analysis Reporting System indicates that this gradient is, to a small degree, causal, particularly for males, who cause most traffic accidents.

Source: Traffic Safety and Human Capital by Richard Guy Cox, Darren P. Grant :: SSRN

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