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Tools for Researchers
In an effort to promote research on consumer credit and consumer electronic payments, the Payment Cards Center has developed a variety of research tools. These tools include the following:
- Payments Bibliography: This searchable bibliography, which the center continuously updates, includes academic articles, books, reports, and publications related to consumer credit and payments.
- Payment Cards Data Dictionary: This data dictionary includes definitions and detailed descriptions of a variety of statistics relevant to the credit card, debit card, and ATM industries. It also includes many popular consumer economic statistics.
- Articles on Consumer Credit and Payment Statistics: Center analysts have produced a series of articles that focus on select consumer credit and consumer payment statistics.
Researchers may also find our paper series and legislative updates of interest.