Six Feet Apart: Online Payments During the COVID-19 Pandemic

  title={Six Feet Apart: Online Payments During the COVID-19 Pandemic},
  author={Omar Shaikh and Cassandra Ung and Diyi Yang and Felipe Chacon},
Since the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses have faced unprecedented challenges when trying to remain open. Because COVID-19 spreads through aerosolized droplets, businesses were forced to distance their services; in some cases, distancing may have involved moving business services online. In this work, we explore digitization strategies used by small businesses that remained open during the pandemic, and survey/interview small businesses owners to understand preliminary challenges associated with… 


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