Research Data Reports

A series of papers that describe the results, content, key findings, and methodology of the Diary of Consumer Payment Choice and the Survey of Consumer Payment Choice.

2022

2021 Survey and Diary of Consumer Payment Choice

Research Data Report 22-2
September 2022
Together, the Survey and Diary of Consumer Payment Choice create a comprehensive picture of US consumers' payment preferences and behavior. The Survey and Diary fills a gap in knowledge about the role of consumers in the transformation of payments from paper to electronic.

Has COVID Changed Consumer Payment Behavior?

Claire Greene, Ellen Merry, Joanna Stavins
Research Data Report 22-1
January 2022
By fall 2020, compared with their behavior in 2019, consumers had shifted some of their purchases from in person to online. Read the latest Research Data Report that uses data from the Survey of Consumer Payment Choice to look at how the COVID-19 pandemic affected how people spend their money.

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