The Analysis of Payment Systems Efficiency

  • Tanai KhiaonarongEmail author
  • Jonathan Liebenau
Part of the Contributions to Economics book series (CE)


There are various policy approaches to payment systems efficiency. Here we consider some common analytical frameworks, namely the risk-cost frontier, settlement delay-liquidity usage, economies of scale, and product life-cycle approaches. We do this to examine the use of payment instruments and their implications for payment systems efficiency, to compare pricing policies of central bank payment services, and to focus on pricing methods, payment transactions, fees, costs and revenue, and measures to enhance efficiency.


Gross Domestic Product Central Bank Payment System Internet Banking Payment Service 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Westminster and Bank of ThailandPranakhonThailand
  2. 2.Department of Management Information Systems and Innovation GroupLondon School of Economics and Political ScienceLondonUK

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