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.
Incumbent players in the payments industry have started to respond to the rise of “buy now, pay later” payment options.
“Buy now, pay later” products offer benefits to consumers and merchants, but not without risk.
Low-income households are more likely to lack home internet access, bank accounts, and health insurance.
Private digital currencies, or “crypto-assets,” present familiar challenges for central banks.