Hard to spend your Benjamins at Franklin's Table, Penn's tony new food hall
- March 29, 2018
- Bill Maurer, anthropology, in the Inquirer, March 29, 2018
“Empirically, it’s not happening,” said Bill Maurer, a University of California-Irvine anthropologist who studies currency. “We’ve seen this before.” For instance, in 1963, Diners Club, the first credit card company, launched an experiment, asking the citizens of Winsted, Conn., to use plastic-payment only for just one day. “Cash died today,” the city’s paper declared.
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