ECONOMICS AND ACCIDENTS: A COMMENTARY

Article presenting the author's findings from his research on the correlation between economic problems and rate of traffic deaths. It is suggested that accident-prevention incentives be introduced in times of economic recession to motivate safer conduct. Past incentive programs for occupational and traffic safety have employed a great variety of rewards: money, merchandise, saving stamps, extra holidays, expression of social recognition, and free extension of the validity of a driver's license.

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    Society for Experimental Analysis of Behavior

    University of Kansas, Department of Human Development
    Lawrence, KS  United States  66045
  • Authors:
    • WILDE, GJS
  • Publication Date: 1991-3

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  • Features: Figures; References;
  • Pagination: p. 81-84
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  • Accession Number: 00621039
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 30 1992 12:00AM