Collection of Delinquent Fines : An Adaptive Randomized Trial to Assess the Effectiveness of Alternative Text Messages

@inproceedings{Haynes2013CollectionOD,
  title={Collection of Delinquent Fines : An Adaptive Randomized Trial to Assess the Effectiveness of Alternative Text Messages},
  author={Laura Haynes and Donald P. Green and Rory Gallagher and Peter John and David J Torgerson},
  year={2013}
}
The collection of delinquent fines is a v ast and ongoing public administration challenge. In the UK, unpaid fines amount to more than a half billion pounds. Managing noncompliant accounts and dispatching bailiffs to coll ect fines in person is costly. This paper reports the results of a large randomized controlle d trial designed to test the effectiveness of mobile phone text messaging as an alternative metho d of inducing people to pay their outstanding fines. An adaptive trial design was us… CONTINUE READING
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