Economic growth, motorization level, traffic safety: are they related (experience of EU countries)

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Valentina Peleckiene
Kestutis Peleckis
Aliona Klymchuk
Inna Tomashuk
Iryna Semenyshyna
صندلی اداری


The purpose of the research paper is to observe and analyze how the economic growth of EU countries is accompanied by the growth of motorization rate and fatalities during the last decades in terms of inventory number of motor vehicles and accidents in road traffic. The research methodology was statistical analysis from the year 2000 to the year 2019 of economic growth, motorization rate in the EU countries, and the accidents. In the research paper, the quantitative analysis and comparison methods are applied. The research paper shows that in the EU countries of higher income levels, the rate of increase in motor vehicles is lower than the decline in fatalities per motor vehicle, and in countries of low-income levels the rate of increase in motor vehicles is higher than the decline in fatalities per motor vehicle. The research paper demonstrates that countries with different levels of economic development have different motorization levels and there are differences on decline in fatalities per motor vehicle level.  This is the first paper that analyses different EU countries' motorization rates and fatalities during the last decades.


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Valentina Peleckiene, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University

Ph.D. in Economics. Associated professor in Management Department of Vilnius Gediminas Technical University. She has more than 15 years of experience teaching management, business negotiations, individual and team learning methods, Insurance. She teaches disciplines taught: Management Theory, Learning Organization, Negotiations. Scientific interests: Management innovations, learning digitalization, optimization of learning behaviour. Author of more than 40 scientific works. Department of Management.


Kestutis Peleckis, Vilnius Gediminas Technical University

Professor in Economics. Professor in Business Technologies and Enterprises  department of Vilnius Gediminas Technical University. He specialized in negotiations strategies, business economics. He teaches disciplines taught: Innovation management, Business process management, International negotiations. Scientific interests: Innovation management, negotiations digitalization. Author of more than 200 scientific works, 3 monography.

Aliona Klymchuk, National University of Life and Environmental Sciences of Ukraine

Professor of the Department of Hotel and Restaurant Business and Tourism of the National Research Institute of Continuing Education and Tourism. Author and co-author of 138 scientific and educational works. SCOPUS Id=57221755195.  ResearcherID M-4419-2016

Inna Tomashuk, Vinnytsia National Agrarian University

Ph.D. of Economics, Senior Lecturer of the Enterprise and Economics Department. Her continuous total experience exceeds thirty years (including 6 years of teaching experience). He is a deputy of the Khmilnytsky district council of the 8th convocation. Since 2016 he has been working at Vinnytsia National Agrarian University. In addition to research work, Inna Tomashuk teaches. Among the subjects she teaches: business economics, political economy, economic theory, intellectual business, and more. Research interests: business economics, rural areas, agricultural economics, and entrepreneurship. Author of more than 90 scientific works. 

Iryna Semenyshyna, Podillia State University

Ph.D. in Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Associate Professor. Department of mathematics disciplines, information technologies and modeling. Academic and research institute of distance learning of Podilya State Agrarian Engineering University. The number of articles in the national database 60. The number of articles in international database 4. 


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