Insights / Podcast episodeJan 10, 2023

What Drives Racial Differences in Speeding Tickets and Fines?

Tess Vigeland, John List, Justin Holz

New research finds minorities are 24-33% more likely to be stopped for speeding and will pay 23-34% more in fines, relative to a white driver traveling the exact same speed. UChicago economists John List and Justin Holz join The Pie to discuss how they designed research drawing on high-frequency Lyft data, and its broader implications for future research and policy.

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