Joanna Stavins

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Senior Economist and Policy Advisor

600 Atlantic Avenue

Boston, MA 02210

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

36

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Scholarly Papers (36)

1.

Credit Card Debt and Payment Use

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 01 Jun 2008
Charles Sprenger and Joanna Stavins
University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 554 (64,156)
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payments, credit card, debit card, consumer credit

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Consumer Behavior and Payment Choice: a Conference Summary

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 06-1
Number of pages: 27 Posted: 19 Jul 2006
Marianne D. Crowe, Scott D. Schuh and Joanna Stavins
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 449 (82,812)

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How Do Consumers Make Their Payment Choices?

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 04 Jul 2017
Joanna Stavins
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 446 (83,696)
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consumer payments, consumer surveys, payment behavior

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Mobile Payments in the United States at Retail Point of Sale: Current Market and Future Prospects

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 10-2
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 26 May 2010
Marianne D. Crowe, Marc Rysman and Joanna Stavins
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Boston University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 385 (99,013)
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Consumer Behavior and Payment Choice: 2006 Conference Summary

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 07-4
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 23 Jul 2007
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 371 (103,281)
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How Consumers Pay: Adoption and Use of Payments

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 14 Feb 2015
Scott D. Schuh and Joanna Stavins
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 247 (159,521)
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Who Gains and Who Loses from Credit Card Payments? Theory and Calibrations

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 10-3
Number of pages: 61 Posted: 03 Aug 2010 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2010
Scott D. Schuh, Oz Shy and Joanna Stavins
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department, Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 225 (173,834)
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Credit Cards, Cash, Merchant Fees, Rewards, Regressive Transfers, No Surcharge Rule

Network Externalities and Technology Adoption: Lessons from Electronic Payments

FRB of San Francisco Working Paper No. 2002-16
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 03 May 2005
Gautam Gowrisankaran and Joanna Stavins
Columbia University and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 189 (204,079)

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Electronic funds transfers

Network Externalities and Technology Adoption: Lessons from Electronic Payments

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 17 May 2002 Last Revised: 10 Jun 2021
Gautam Gowrisankaran and Joanna Stavins
Columbia University and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 35 (569,666)
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Summary of the Workshop on Consumer Behavior and Payment Choice

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 08-5
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 03 Dec 2008
Scott D. Schuh and Joanna Stavins
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 160 (235,585)

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Faster Payments: Market Structure and Policy Considerations

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 29 Sep 2017
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 50 (494,648)

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Faster Payments: Market Structure and Policy Considerations

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 09 Nov 2017
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 40 (542,368)

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Faster Payments: Market Structure and Policy Considerations

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Working Paper No. RWP 17-14
Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Dec 2017
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 40 (542,368)

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faster payments, market structure, dominant-operator environment, multi-operator

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The Effect of Demographics on Payment Behavior: Panel Data with Sample Selection

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 28 Jun 2016
Joanna Stavins
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 125 (286,329)

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The 2014 Survey of Consumer Payment Choice: Summary Results

Number of pages: 136 Posted: 06 Oct 2016
Claire Greene, Scott D. Schuh and Joanna Stavins
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 120 (294,947)
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cash, checks, checking accounts, debit cards, credit cards, prepaid cards, electronic payments, payment preferences, unbanked, Survey of Consumer Payment Choice

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Effects of Credit Scores on Consumer Payment Choice

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Working Paper No. 12-03
Number of pages: 48 Posted: 19 Apr 2012
Fumiko Hayashi and Joanna Stavins
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 117 (300,262)
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credit scores, debit cards, payment behavior

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The Effect of Pricing on Demand and Revenue in Federal Reserve Ach Payment Processing

Working Paper No. 97-6
Number of pages: 40 Posted: 03 May 1998
Joanna Stavins and Paul W. Bauer
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
Downloads 105 (323,754)
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Payment Instrument Adoption and Use in the United States, 2009-2013, by Consumers' Demographic Characteristics

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 01 Jan 2016
Sean Connolly and Joanna Stavins
Boston University and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 100 (334,289)

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The 2011 and 2012 Surveys of Consumer Payment Choice

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Research Paper Series Research Data Reports No. 14-1
Number of pages: 129 Posted: 14 Feb 2015
Scott D. Schuh and Joanna Stavins
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 96 (343,181)
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Why are (Some) Consumers (Finally) Writing Fewer Checks?: The Role of Payment Characteristics

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 06 Mar 2009 Last Revised: 17 Dec 2009
Scott D. Schuh and Joanna Stavins
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 94 (347,821)
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The Credit CARD Act of 2009: What Did Banks Do?

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 13-7
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 24 Oct 2013
Vikram Jambulapati and Joanna Stavins
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Sloan School of Management and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 89 (359,983)
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Credit Card Debt and Payment Use

Networks Financial Institute: Working Paper Series: 2012-WP-06
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 Jun 2012
Charles Sprenger and Joanna Stavins
Stanford University - Department of Economics and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 89 (359,983)
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Do Bank Mergers Affect Federal Reserve Check Volume?

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 04-7
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 04 Mar 2006
Joanna Stavins
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 86 (367,718)
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bank mergers, Federal Reserve check processing

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Explaining Adoption and Use of Payment Instruments by U.S. Consumers

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 14 Feb 2015
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Boston University - Department of Economics, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 84 (372,982)
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The 2016 and 2017 Surveys of Consumer Payment Choice: Summary Results

Number of pages: 48 Posted: 28 Jun 2018 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2019
Joanna Stavins and Claire Greene
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
Downloads 80 (383,937)
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cash, checks, checking accounts, debit cards, credit cards, prepaid cards, electronic payments, payment preferences, unbanked, Survey of Consumer Payment Choice

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Did the Target Data Breach Change Consumer Assessments of Payment Card Security?

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 Aug 2016
Claire Greene and Joanna Stavins
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 74 (401,269)
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data breach, payment card security, Survey of Consumer Payment Choice, Target, debit card, credit card

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The 2013 Survey of Consumer Payment Choice: Summary Results

Number of pages: 128 Posted: 18 Oct 2015
Scott D. Schuh and Joanna Stavins
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 72 (407,367)
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Credit Card Debt and Consumer Payment Choice: What Can We Learn from Credit Bureau Data?

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 09 Nov 2018 Last Revised: 21 Feb 2019
Joanna Stavins
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 57 (458,831)
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credit card debt, consumer payments, consumer preferences

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Payment Discounts and Surcharges: The Role of Consumer Preferences

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 04 Jul 2017
Joanna Stavins and Huijia Wu
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Harvard University - Department of Economics
Downloads 56 (462,507)
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consumer payments, consumer preferences, merchant steering, discounts, surcharges

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Payments Evolution from Paper to Electronic: Bill Payments and Purchases

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 20 May 2021
Joanna Stavins
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 39 (536,049)

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The 2015 Survey of Consumer Payment Choice: Summary Results

Number of pages: 107 Posted: 02 Oct 2017
Claire Greene, Scott D. Schuh and Joanna Stavins
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 39 (536,049)
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cash, checks, checking accounts, debit cards, credit cards, prepaid cards, electronic payments, payment preferences, unbanked, Survey of Consumer Payment Choice

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Merchant Steering of Consumer Payment Choice: Evidence from a 2012 Diary Survey

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 03 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2015
Oz Shy and Joanna Stavins
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 39 (536,049)
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Payment choice, social norms, merchant behavior, consumer behavior, discounting and surcharging

How Do Speed and Security Influence Consumers' Payment Behavior?

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 19 Oct 2015
Scott D. Schuh and Joanna Stavins
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 20 (672,181)

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How Do Speed and Security Influence Consumers' Payment Behavior?

FRB of Boston Public Policy Discussion Paper No. 15-1
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 18 Oct 2015
Scott D. Schuh and Joanna Stavins
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 15 (712,315)

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How Do Speed and Security Influence Consumers' Payment Behavior?

Contemporary Economic Policy, Vol. 34, Issue 4, pp. 595-613, 2016
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 31 Aug 2016
Scott D. Schuh and Joanna Stavins
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - Research Department and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
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Distributional Effects of Payment Card Pricing and Merchant Cost Pass-Through in the United States and Canada

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 23 Dec 2020
Government of Canada - Bank of Canada, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Government of Canada - Bank of Canada
Downloads 34 (561,951)

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Consumer Payment Choice for Bill Payments

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 19 Oct 2020
Claire Greene and Joanna Stavins
Federal Reserve Banks - Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 21 (643,716)

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bill payments, payment choice, payment preferences, consumer payments

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Does Getting a Mortgage Affect Credit Card Use?

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 22 Oct 2019
Scott Fulford and Joanna Stavins
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 20 (650,783)

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credit cards, mortgage, credit card utilization, debt

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Distributional Effects of Payment Card Pricing and Merchant Cost Pass-through in the United States and Canada

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Working Paper No. 20-18
Number of pages: 67 Posted: 01 Mar 2021
Government of Canada - Bank of Canada, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and Government of Canada - Bank of Canada
Downloads 18 (665,171)

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Regressive effects, rewards, credit cards, interchange fees, pass-through

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Are There Social Spillovers in Consumers’ Security Assessments of Payment Instruments?

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 14 Dec 2016
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, University of Essex - Essex Business School and Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 16 (679,777)
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How Does Liquidity Affect Consumer Payment Choice?

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 22 Oct 2019
Joanna Stavins
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Downloads 15 (687,307)

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emergency savings, credit card debt, unexpected expenses