Bill Maurer
Professor of Anthropology, Law, and Criminology, University of California Irvine

Bill Maurer is Professor of Cultural Anthropology at the University of California, Irvine. His latest book is How Would You Like to Pay?: How Technology Is Changing the Future of Money (2015).

Written by Bill Maurer

Roman readies; gold aureus coin depicting Marcus Aurelius Severus. Photo by Hoberman Collection/Corbis

Progress and modernity
Money talks

Has money really changed from shells to digital apps? Underneath, money is always a token of our social relations

Bill Maurer