Fast Times During Spring Breaks: Are Traffic Fatalities Another Consequence?
French, Michael; Gumus, Gulcin;
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
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