Fast Times During Spring Breaks: Are Traffic Fatalities Another Consequence?

Research, Preprint English OPEN
French, Michael; Gumus, Gulcin;
(2014)
  • Publisher: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Bonn
  • Subject: I18 | externalities | H73 | spring break | externalities, traffic fatalities, college students, spring break | college students | I12 | traffic fatalities
    • jel: jel:H73 | jel:I12 | jel:I18
      ddc: ddc:330

Every year in the United States, millions of college students travel for spring break, spending billions of dollars. We examine a potential adverse consequence of spring break that has received little attention in the literature – traffic safety. In particular, we estim... View more
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