Cutting Road Traffic Accidents Could Help Developing Countries Boost Economic Growth, Report Shows

Forbes: Road Crashes Not Only Cost Lives, They Hurt Economic Growth, New Report Finds
“Cutting road traffic deaths and injuries by half could boost the economy and result in substantial long-term income gains in developing countries — potentially adding seven to 22 percent to GDP per capita over 24 years in some — as well as greatly improve social welfare benefits. Those are the main findings of a new report released on Tuesday by the World Bank and funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies…” (Mohn, 1/9).

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