Rethinking Fines and Fees with Jean-Pierre Dubé, Bryan Glenn, and Shayne Kavanagh

BY BETSY GARDNER • March 9, 2022

In this episode  Professor Steve Goldsmith discusses the new report Segmented Pricing for Fines and Fees with co-authors Jean-Pierre (JP) Dubé, Bryan Glenn, and Shayne Kavanagh. Part of the broader Rethinking Revenue project, they discuss how cities can actually improve revenue collection - while increasing equity in fines and fees - by identifying and implementing right pricing techniques.   

Listen below, or wherever you get your podcasts, to hear why cities should adapt and adjust revenue collection, how this positively impacts bottom lines, and why residents are helped by this change. Transcript available here.

About the Author

Betsy Gardner

Betsy Gardner is the editor of Data-Smart City Solutions and the producer of the Data-Smart City Pod. Prior to joining the Ash Center, Betsy worked in a variety of roles in higher education, focusing on deconstructing racial and gender inequality through research, writing, and facilitation. She also researched government spending and transparency at the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy. Betsy holds a master’s degree in Urban and Regional Policy from Northeastern University, a bachelor’s degree in Art History from Boston University, and a graduate certificate in Digital Storytelling from the Harvard Extension School.