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A time capsule for future social researchers: Bill Maurer

SSRC, May 1, 2020

May 1, 2020

A time capsule for future social researchers: Bill Maurer

In this installment, Professor Bill Maurer (director of the Institute for Money, Technology and Financial Inclusion and Dean of the School of Social Sciences, UC Irvine) discusses how the Covid-19 pandemic has changed perceptions of value, pushing society to rethink how currency is exchanged—cash passing through hands or contactless payments—in an interview with SSRC Anxieties of Democracy program officer Jonathan Hack.