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Trends in the Efficiency of Federal Reserve Check Processing Operations
The Challenges of Checks. 17.1 billion: That's how many checks the Federal Reserve processed in 1999. But that number continues to decline as electronic payments increase. David Wheelock and Paul Wilson report new information about the Fed's efficiency and how to estimate it.