The Decentralists – Episode 9: Crypto or not to Crypto? Fundamental questions for Economic-Sociologist Dr. Nigel Dodd

Dr. Nigel Dodd is Professor in the Sociology Department at the London School of Economics. He obtained his PhD from the University of Cambridge in 1991 on the topic of Money in Social Theory, and lectured at the University of Liverpool before joining the LSE in 1995. Nigel’s main interests are the sociology of money, economic sociology, and classical and contemporary social thought. He’s the author of The Sociology of Money and Social Theory and Modernity. His most recent book, The Social Life of Money, was published by Princeton University Press in September of 2014. 

Professor Dodd currently teaches courses at the LSE at the Masters level in Classical, Modern and Contemporary Social Thought, and co-founded the MSc in Economy, Risk and Society.

How can Sociology help us better understand traditional money, and its digital counterpart, Cryptocurrency?

Join us on this episode of The Decentralists as we explore what money means to society – and what cryptocurrencies mean to money.