Matrix Podcast
Matrix Podcast
Apr 15, 2022
The Future of Money: Mobile Money, Social Media, and Cashless Economies
Play • 1 hr 16 min
How does the shift away from cash economies affect relationships of debt and belonging? Through studying forms of cashless payment, such as mobile money and apps, this panel of scholars explored questions about how the social connections made through money are changing, and what the implications might be for our understanding of money, trust, and social connection. Recorded on April 14, 2022, this panel discussion was presented by the University of California, Berkeley's Social Science Matrix and the Network for a New Political Economy (N2PE). The panel featured Kevin Donovan, Lecturer in the Centre of African Studies at the University of Edinburgh; Lana Swartz, Assistant Professor of Media Studies at the University of Virginia; and Jayati Ghosh, Professor of Economics at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. The panel was moderated by Marion Fourcade, Professor of Sociology at UC Berkeley and Director of Social Science Matrix.
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