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Predicted risk perception and risk-taking behavior: The case of impaired driving

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  • Georges Dionne

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  • Claude Fluet
  • Denise Desjardins

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Article provided by Springer in its journal Journal of Risk and Uncertainty.

Volume (Year): 35 (2007)
Issue (Month): 3 (December)
Pages: 237-264

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Handle: RePEc:kap:jrisku:v:35:y:2007:i:3:p:237-264

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Keywords: Risk perception; Predicted risk perception; Risk-taking behavior; Impaired driving; Traffic violation; Road accident; D81; C11; C13; K42;

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  1. Thomas Leoni, 2010. "What drives the perception of health and safety risks in the workplace? Evidence from European labour markets," Empirica, Springer, Springer, vol. 37(2), pages 165-195, May.
  2. Georges Dionne & Denise Desjardins & Martin Lebeau & Stéphane Messier & André Dascal, 2014. "Health Care Workers' Risk Perceptions of Personal and Work Activities and Willingness to Report for Work During an Influenza Pandemic," Cahiers de recherche 1416, CIRPEE.
  3. Frank Sloan & Lindsey Eldred & Tong Guo & Yanzhi Xu, 2013. "Are people overoptimistic about the effects of heavy drinking?," Journal of Risk and Uncertainty, Springer, Springer, vol. 47(1), pages 93-127, August.
  4. Grimm, Michael & Treibich, Carole, 2014. "Why Do Some Motorbike Riders Wear a Helmet and Others Don't? Evidence from Delhi, India," IZA Discussion Papers 8042, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).

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