Mobile Payments in the United States

Exclusive Interview: Fed’s Predictions for the Future of U.S. Mobile Payments spoke with Marianne Crowe and Richard Oliver of the Federal Reserve, who recently surveyed a group of major industry leaders on the mobile payments ignition issue.

Consumer Watchdog Says U.S. Laws Have Failed to Catch Up to New Payments Technologies
According to a new report from the Consumer Union “Pay at Your Own Risk? How to Make Every Way to Pay Safe for Mobile Payments”, current consumer protection laws do not adequately address more contemporary payment methods, including prepaid cards and mobile.

Mobile Payments in the United States: Mapping Out the Road Ahead
In January 2010, the Federal Reserve Banks of Atlanta and Boston, through their Retail Payments Risk Forum and Payments Research groups, convened a selected set of key players in this country’s emerging mobile payments ecosystem.

What the Fed Has to Say About Mobile Payments in the US recently sat down with Marianne Crowe, VP in the Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Joanna Stavins, Senior Economist and Policy Advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, to dive into their research on mobile payments.

Cooperation for Innovation in Payment Systems: The Case of Mobile Payments
In this paper, Marc Bourreau and Marianne Verdier study the development of mobile payments as an innovation in developed countries.

Unveiling the Development of Mobile Payments
In this exclusive NEXTcast interview, David Evans sits down with two industry veterans to discuss the evolution of mobile payments. Marc Bourreau and Marianne Verdier recently completed a study on the cooperation among telecom, banks, networks and other players that impact innovation in mobile payments.

Mobile Payments in the United States at Retail Point of Sale
The introduction of the mobile phone as a device for retail payments is an important frontier for both telecommunications and payments. The widespread use of mobile phones in the United States today signifies that a large portion of the public connects via these small computers that they carry.