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Uber Mexico: Fares Paid with Cash and Credit

Based on BFI Working Paper No. 2019-96, “Consumer Surplus of Alternative Payment Methods: Paying Uber with Cash,” by Fernando Alvarez, professor, University of Chicago; and David Argente, assistant professor, Penn State University
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Uber Mexico: Fares Paid with Cash and Credit

In the first week of July in the year 2018, over 30% of Uber users paid for their rides using only credit. About 28% paid for their rides using a combination of credit and cash, having between 0 and 33% of their rides paid for using cash.