On money, finance, and technology …


book

A Cultural History of Money in the Modern Age. Edited with D. Pedersen. London: Bloomsbury, 2019.


journal articles & book chapters

“Introduction: Money, Culture, History, and Modernity.” With D. Pedersen. A Cultural History of Money in the Modern Age. London: Bloomsbury, 2019.

“Money and the Everyday: Instability and Inventiveness in the Modern Era.” With J.I. Guyer. A Cultural History of Money in the Modern Age. London: Bloomsbury, 2019.

Social Payments: Innovation, Trust, Bitcoin, and the Sharing Economy. With B. Maurer, L. Swartz, & S. Mainwaring. Theory, Culture & Society, 2017. [prepublication pdf]

Accounts. Paid: Tales of Dongles, Checks, and Other Money Stuff, 2017. [prepublication pdf]

Riding the Rails of Mobile Payments: Financial Inclusion, Mobile Phones, and Infrastructure. With S.C. Rea, U. Dalinghaus, & B. Maurer. The Routledge Companion to Digital Ethnography, 2016. [OA version]

Materiality, Symbol and Complexity in the Anthropology of Money. With B. Maurer. The Psychological Science of Money, 2014. [OA version]

“When Perhaps the Real Problem is Money Itself!": The Practical Materiality of Bitcoin. With B. Maurer & L. Swartz. Social Semiotics, 2013. [OA version]

“Bridges to Cash": Channelling Agency in Mobile Money. With B. Maurer & S.C. Rea. Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 2013. [OA version] — reprinted in Linguistic and Material Intimacies of Cell Phones, 2018.

The Zombie Bank and the Magic of Finance, or: How to Write a History of CrisisJournal of Cultural Economy, 2012. [prepublication pdf]


working paper

Mobile Money: The First Decade. With S.C. Rea. Institute for Money, Technology and Financial Inclusion, 2017.


Mobile Money: The First Decade. Institute for Money, Technology & Financial Inclusion blog, November 2017.

"Give and Take, Part One: Demonetization’s Pragmatics and Politics" and "Give and Take, Part Two: Demonetization and the Pedigrees of Money." With B. Maurer. Hot Spots. Cultural Anthropology website, September 2017.

"Ecuador Bans Bitcoin!" A Monetary Mix-UpKing’s Review, October 2015.

Bitcoins, Blockchains, and Bolstering e-Payments. Institute for Money, Technology & Financial Inclusion blog, April 2015.

Reseña y Discusión de Las Sospechas del Dinero de Ariel Wilkis. Estudios de la Economía, December 2014.

Material Histories of Debt and Payment: Assembling the Transactions Archive. With R.J. Kett. Anthropology News, September/October 2013. [pdf]

Digital Payment Client Uptake Warning Signs and Ways Forward. With B. Maurer, J. Fan, S. Musaraj, I. Small, E. Reddy, & N. Dobson. Institute for Money, Technology and Financial Inclusion, 2013. [pdf]

25.000:1. Estudios de la Economía, August 2013.

Marketing Finance in the Aftermath of Crisis. Charisma Network, September 2012.

other writing