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Payments System Research Briefings

The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City's Payments System Research Department's publications cover a range of topics, including types of payments methods, developments in payments networks, and various participants' roles in the payments system.

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  • Contactless: The Next Payment Wave?

    By Terri Bradford (December 2005)
    This article explores the evolution of contactless payments, whose use will likely increase and could have an important impact on the payments landscape.

  • Who's Processing Your Payments?

    By Terri Bradford and Stuart Weiner (August 2005)
    This article looks at the many roles nonbanks play in payments activities and the oversight questions that arise as a result.

  • Early Experience with Check 21

    By Larry Taft and Nathan Halmrast (April 2005)
    This article looks at some of the early developments since the Check 21 law became effective and some of the remaining barriers to a more efficient and electronic check clearing system.

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