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Predictors of societal accident proneness across 92 countries

Published on Apr 1, 2016in Cross-Cultural Research1.324
· DOI :10.1177/1069397115626139
Michael Minkov20
Estimated H-index: 20
Abstract
This study finds that road death tolls, occupational fatality rates, and airline safety are strongly correlated across 92 countries, yielding a common factor: national societal accident proneness. It is independently predicted by national differences in transparency versus corruption and differences in education. This finding has important practical implications: Substantial reduction of a nation's societal accident proneness requires strong gains in transparency and education. Language: en
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