In the Media

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“El dinero no es sólo un depósito de riqueza” – February 18, 2012

Revista Debate, Argentina: Por Bárbara Schijman De paso por la Argentina, Bill Maurer, especialista en antropología de las finanzas, ofrece su visión sobre el capitalismo filantrópico, los nuevos sistemas de pago y las diferencias entre la Gran Depresión y la actual crisis.

What Your Method of Payment Reveals About You – February 11, 2012

Handing a bag of nickels and dimes, uncounted: You are nine.

Anthropology in the Middle of Things: Miller and Maurer in Santiago, Chile – January 27, 2012

Anthropology in the Middle of Things, a conversation with Daniel Miller (University College London) and Bill Maurer (University of California, Irvine), moderated by Marjorie Murray, Institute of Sociology Univ de Chile and Joseph Ossandón, School of Sociology Univ Diego Portales. A discussion after viewing an exhibit by visual artist Soledad Pinto,  “En el medio de las Cosas”, en la Galería Macchina Escuela de Arte at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile December 13, 2011. View video here.

This is Anthropology: A response to Florida Gov. Rick Scott – October 17, 2011

A response prepared by University of South Florida anthropologists:
This is Anthropology
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Graph of the Day: Cost of Solyndra’s Failure Vs. Cost of Military ‘Boondoggles’ – September 17, 2011

We’ve already lost the solar game to China – most of whose solar companies are incorporated in the BVI! – but the Solyndra affair is a good reminder of why it’s important to pay attention to the denominator! Read More:

Anthropologist blogging on the City of London in the UK Guardian – September 15, 2011

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Labor Day reading: Mohamed El-Erian and Robert Reich on the Mess We’re In – September 4, 2011

Mohamed El-Erian, Workers’ malaise foreshadows wider social issues
Robert Reich, The Limping middle class

Winning the future? – August 18, 2011

“A Graduate Student Burden”