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Payments System Research Briefings

Briefings cover a range of topics, including payments methods, developments in payments networks, and various participants' roles in the payments system.

Recent Briefings

Payments System Research Briefing

Walmart Checking and Apple Savings: Different Motivations, Similar Outcomes?

With plans to offer traditional financial accounts, Walmart and Apple may drive competition in the financial services industry.

Payments System Research Briefing

Promoting Payment Inclusion in the United States

Advancing payment inclusion may allow underserved consumers to participate more fully in the economy.

Payments System Research Briefing

Data Aggregators: The Connective Tissue for Open Banking

Data aggregators play a critical role in financial service apps, generating benefits as well as risks.

Payments System Research Briefing

The Cryptic Nature of Black Consumer Cryptocurrency Ownership

Black consumers increasingly own cryptocurrency due to historical reasons and the forward-looking views of young consumers.

Payments System Research Briefing

Assessing the Case for Retail CBDCs: Central Banks’ Considerations

Emerging economies have found more compelling reasons to implement a central bank digital currency than advanced economies.

Payments System Research Briefing

The Rise of Buy Now, Pay Later: Bank and Payment Network Perspectives and Regulatory Considerations

Incumbent players in the payments industry have started to respond to the rise of “buy now, pay later” payment options.

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