Taylor, E.B. and G. Lynch. 2021. From cash to choice: Uptake of digital financial services in the Netherlands. In International Cash Conference 2019: Cash in the Age of Payment Diversity. Deutsche Bundesbank, pp.219-239.

Taylor, E.B. and G. Lynch. 2020. Consumer Finance Research Methods Toolkit. IMTFI, University of California Irvine.

Broløs, A. and Taylor, E.B. 2020. Female Finance: Digital, Mobile, Networked. EWPN and Keen Innovation.

Taylor, EB. and A. Broløs. 2020. Financial technology and the gender gap: Designing & delivering services for women. In Women, Consumption and Paradox: Towards A More Humanistic Approach to Consumption, pp.103-128. Edited by Timothy de Waal  Malefyt and Maryann McCabe. Routledge.

Finance & technology 

Taylor, E.B. Forthcoming. The human impact of financial innovation: Mobility, choice, and risk. In Salampasis, D. and A. Mention. Transformation Dynamics in FinTech: An Open Innovation Ecosystem Outlook. Book series: Open Innovation: Bridging Theory and Practice. World Scientific Publishing. 

Taylor, E.B. 2017. Money in a Mobile Age: Emerging Trends in Consumers’ Financial Practices. Community Development Investment Centre, Reserve Bank of San Francisco, Working Paper 2017-03.

Taylor, E.B. 2015. Mobile money: Financial globalization, alternative, or both? In MoneyLab Reader: An Intervention in Digital Economy, edited by Geert Lovink, Nathaniel Tkacz and Patricia de Vries, pp.244-256. Amsterdam: Institute of Network Cultures.

Human-centred design

Taylor, E.B. and H.A. Horst. 2017. Designing financial literacy in Haiti. In Design Anthropology: Object Cultures in Transition, edited by Alison J. Clarke. Springer.

Taylor, E.B., G. Lynch and S. Linnenbank. 2018. Customer Engagement with Pensions: Global Best Practices. Canela Consulting / Making Strategy Work.

Taylor, E.B. and H.A. Horst. 2014. The aesthetics of mobile money platforms in Haiti. In Routledge Companion to Mobile Media, edited by G. Goggin and L. Hjorth, pp.462-471. Oxon and New York: Routledge.

Research methods

Taylor, E.B. 2017. Consumer Finance in a Mobile Age: Methods for Researching Changing User Behaviour. EPIC: Perspectives: 197-215. Read it online

Taylor, E.B. and H.A. Horst. 2013. From street to satellite: Mixing methods to understand mobile money users. EPIC Conference proceedings, pp.63-74. 

Taylor, E.B. (Ed.) 2010. Fieldwork Identities in the Caribbean. Coconut Creek, FL: Caribbean Studies Press (book).

Cross-border mobility

Taylor, Erin B. 2018. Mobility, inequality and choice: Circulation on the border of Haiti and the Dominican RepublicTransitions: Journal of Transient Migration 2(1): 65-80(16).

H.A. Horst and E.B. Taylor. 2018. Objects of mobility: The role of the mobile phones on the border of Haiti and the Dominican Republic. In Linguistic and Material Intimacies of Cell Phones, edited by J.A. Bell and J.C. Kuipers. Routledge. 

Taylor, E.B. and H.A. Horst. 2018. A living fence: Mobility and financial inclusion on the Haitian-Dominican Border. In Money at the Margins: Global Perspectives on Technology, Financial Inclusion and Design, edited by B. Maurer, S. Musaraj, and I. Small. Berghahn Books. 

Horst, H.A. and E.B. Taylor. 2014. The role of mobile phones in the mediation of border crossings: A study of Haiti and the Dominican Republic. TAJA 25(2): 155-170.

Taylor, E.B. 2014. Why the cocks trade: What a transnational art market can reveal about cross-border relations. In “Visualising Ethnography: Ethnography’s Role in Art and Visual Cultures,” edited by H. Horst and L. Hjorth, Visual Studies 29(2):181-190.

Development & community

Taylor, E.B. and H.A. Horst. 2018. Banking on the market: Mobile phones and social goods provision in Haiti. In "Unseen Connections: The Materiality of Cell Phones," special issue edited by B. Kobak, A. Kemble, J.A. Bell and J. Kuipers. Anthropological Quarterly 91(2): 551-580.

Taylor, E.B. 2016. Counting on change: What currency can tell us about inequality in Haiti. OAC Press Working Paper Series #22.

Taylor, E.B. 2014. When crisis is experienced as continuity: Materialities of time in Haiti. In ‘Biographical Time in Contexts of Radical Social Changes: Methodological Questions,’ edited by I. Rivoal and M. Heinz. Ethnologie Française 3(44): 491-502.

Taylor, E.B. 2013. Materializing Poverty: How the Poor Transform their Lives. Lanham, MD: AltaMira (book).

Taylor, E.B. 2010. A reluctant locality: The politics of place and progress. In Local Lives: Migration and the Politics of Place, edited by C. Trundle and B. Boenisch-Brednich, pp.101-117. Surrey, U.K.: Ashgate.

Taylor, E.B. 2010. ¡Crisis is coming! Material manifestations of immaterial ends. Proceedings of the symposium Anthropology and the Ends of Worlds, The University of Sydney, March 25-26.

Taylor, E.B. 2009. Poverty as danger: Fear of crime in Santo Domingo. In ‘Media Worlds,’ special issue edited by H. Horst and A. Pertierra, International Journal of Cultural Studies 12(2):35-52. Versión en español

Taylor, E.B. 2009. Modern dominicanidad: Nation-building and politics of exclusion in Santo Domingo since the 1880s. Dialectical Anthropology 33:209-217.Taylor, E.B. 2009. From el campo to el barrio: Memory and social imaginaries in Santo Domingo. Identities: Studies in Global Power and Culture 16(2):157-78. Versión en español

Reports and working papers

Taylor, E.B. and G. Lynch. 2014. Global Consumer Finance: Sharing Knowledge for Better Research. IMTFI, University of California Irvine, November.

Taylor, E. B. 2014. Materiality and the making of moral economies. ICS Working Papers, 4.

Taylor, E.B., E. Baptiste and H.A. Horst. 2011.  Mobile Money in Haiti: Potentials and Challenges. IMTFI, University of California Irvine.

Baptiste, E., H.A. Horst and E.B. Taylor. 2010. Haitian Monetary Ecologies and Repertoires: A Qualitative Snapshot of Money Transfer and Savings. IMTFI, University of California Irvine.


Taylor, E.B. 2021. What our bags, wallets and pockets can tell us about consumers’ changing financial behaviour. The Banking Scene, 11 February.

Taylor, E.B. 2021. How to research financial behaviour in a fast-changing market. The Banking Scene, 4 February.

Taylor, E.B. 2020. Our debt to David Graeber. The Monthly, 11 September.

Taylor, E.B. 2020. Can financial technology help reduce inequality? Fintech Futures, 2 October.

Taylor, E.B. 2019. How can fintech close the gender gap? The Paypers, 26 March.

Taylor, E.B. 2018. Australian fintech companies to watch. Holland FinTech, 16 October.

Taylor, E.B. 2018. Building a fintech ecosystem in Australia. Holland FinTech, 3 October.

Taylor, E.B. 2018. Towards open banking in Australia. In Open Banking Report 2018. The Paypers, 28 September.

Taylor, E.B. 2018. Consumers' mortgage behaviour: Insights from the AFM. Holland FinTech, 6 August.

Taylor, E.B. 2018. How do the Dutch actually pay? Part I. The Paypers, 12 June.

Taylor, E.B. 2018. How do the Dutch actually pay? Part II. The Paypers, 13 June.

Taylor, E.B. 2018. Ethnography, economics, and the limits of evidence. EPIC blog, 12 June. 

Taylor, E.B. 2018. Selling the value of startups: Interview with KPMG. Holland FinTech, 15 March.

Taylor, E.B. 2018. The wolf at the door: Accenture on insurance. Holland FinTech, 26 February.

Taylor, E.B. 2018. Angel investor: Interview with Paola Bonomo. Holland FinTech, 22 February.

Taylor, E.B. 2018. The future of Dutch payments: Interview with Nicole Jonker, DNB. Holland FinTech, 19 February.

Taylor, E.B. 2018. Digital onboarding and KYC: Aligning the interests of consumers, businesses and regulators. The Paypers, 6 February.

Lyons, E. and E.B. Taylor. 2018. Sustainable and social finance essentials. Holland FinTech, 18 January.

Taylor, E.B. 2017. Global insurance cultures: An interview with Erik Bähre. Holland FinTech, 28 December.

Taylor, E.B. 2017. Three technologies changing insurance. Holland FinTech, 20 December.

Lovelace, K. and E.B. Taylor. 2017. Insurtech essentials: What you need to know. Holland FinTech, 11 December.

Lovelace, K. and E.B. Taylor. 2017. Insurtech trends: Towards 2018. Holland FinTech, 18 December.

Taylor, E.B. 2017. Talking the fintech talk: Buzzwords explained. Holland FinTech, 5 October.

Taylor, E.B. 2017. Personal Finance and PensionTech: Bringing pension technologies to consumers. Holland FinTech, 18 September.

Taylor, E.B. 2017. CyberSecurity and RegTech: Best practices in compliance reporting. Holland FinTech, 13 September.

Taylor, E.B. 2017. Personal Finance and PensionTech: Towards the personalization of finance. Holland FinTech, 30 August.

Taylor, E.B. 2017. Open banking: Diverse opinions on the future for consumers. Holland FinTech, 16 August.

Taylor, E.B. 2017. Barriers to a single European payments market: Cultural-economic feedback loops. IMTFI Blog, 9 August.

Taylor, E.B. 2017. Hidden gems: 10 groundbreaking books that uncover the human faces of economics. Journal of Cultural Economy Online, 5 July.

Taylor, E.B. 2017. How to talk about money: Ethnographic approaches to financial life. EPIC blog, 28 June.

Taylor, E.B. and G. Lynch. 2015. Taking on debt: Perspectives from across the social sciences (part 2). IMTFI Blog, 26 August

Taylor, E.B. and G. Lynch. 2015. Taking on debt: Perspectives from across the social sciences (part 1). IMTFI Blog, 24 August.

Taylor, E.B. and G. Lynch. 2015. Decoupling financial inclusion and well-being: A case study from Haiti. IMTFI Blog, 21 April.

Taylor, E.B. and G. Lynch. 2015. Consumers, users, clients, subjects: Towards people-centric collaborations. IMTFI Blog, 10 February.

Taylor, E.B. and G. Lynch. 2014. How sharing approaches and methods can improve our research in global finance. IMTFI Blog, 4 December.

Taylor, E.B. 2014. Imaginary currencies: When money isn’t always what it seems. PopAnth: Hot Buttered Humanity, November 22.

Taylor, E.B. 2014. Cash in crisis: Mobilizing agents in post-earthquake Haiti. IMTFI Blog, January 6.

Taylor, E.B. 2014. Safety in numbers: Squatting as social and financial security. Charisma, 6 October.

Taylor, E.B. and H.A. Horst. 2013. From street to satellite: Mixing methods to understand mobile money users. Proceedings of the Ethnographic Praxis in Industry Conference, London, September 15-19, pp.63-77.

Taylor, E.B. 2013. Generations of Haitian descendents made stateless in the Dominican Republic. The Huffington Post, October 25.

Taylor, E.B. 2013. Is Poverty a State of Mind? INESAD Development Roast, January 24.

Taylor, E.B. 2012. Haiti’s Mobile Money at the British Museum. IMTFI Blog, July 9.

Taylor, E.B. 2011. Formalizing domestic remittances in Haiti. CSA Newsletter 39(1):30-1.

Taylor, E.B. 2011. Me2Me Transactions: Customer Adaptation of M-Banking for Personal Use. IMTFI Blog, April 12.

Taylor, E.B. 2011. Cash for Fish: Potential Applications of Mobile Banking on Haiti’s Southern Trade Route. IMTFI Blog, April 4.

Taylor, E.B. 2011. T-Cash Town? Food Aid and Mobile Money in Saint Marc. IMTFI Blog, March 24.

Taylor, E.B. 2011. Will Mobile Money Really Bank the Unbanked? IMTFI Blog, February 10.

Taylor, E.B. 2011. The Rollout of Mobile Money in Haiti. IMTFI Blog, January 24.

Book reviews

Taylor, E.B. 2021. Review of Materializing Difference: Consumer Culture, Politics, and Ethnicity among Romanian Roma
by Péter Berta. Anthropological Forum.

Taylor, E.B. 2020. Living with Uncertainty: The Potency of ‘Maybe’ on the Mekong. Review of Mekong Dreaming: Life and Death Along a Changing River by Andrew Alan Johnson. Anthropology News.

Taylor, E.B. 2017. Money as Icon: Digging Deeper Into Capitalism's
Affective Properties
, Review of The Emotional Logic of Capitalism: What Progressives Have Missed by Martijn Konings, Journal of Cultural Economy, 3: 313-316.

Taylor, E.B. 2016. Review of "Lived Economies of Default: Consumer Credit, Debt Collection and the Capture of Affect" by Joe Deville. Social Anthropology, 24(1): 115-117.

Taylor, E.B. 2015. Review of "Dreaming of Money in Ho Chi Minh City” by Allison Truitt. PopAnth: Hot Buttered Humanity, September 3.

Taylor, E.B. 2015. Review of "Devising Consumption: Cultural Economies of Insurance, Credit and Spending” by Liz McFall. Social Anthropology, 23(3): 398-399.

Taylor, E.B. 2015. Review of "Pastoralism in Africa: Past, Present and Future” edited by Michael Bollig, Michael Schnegg and Hans-Peter Wotzka. Social Anthropology, 23(2): 228-230..

Taylor, E.B. 2013. Review of "Debt: The First 5,000 Years” by David Graeber. PopAnth: Hot Buttered Humanity, April 5.

Taylor, E.B. 2012. Review of "Fool’s Gold” by Gillian Tett. PopAnth: Hot Buttered Humanity, September 7.

Taylor, E.B. 2012. Review of "Life in Debt. Times of Care and Violence in Neoliberal Chile” by Clara Han. Social Anthropology, 20(4): 506-507.

Taylor, E.B. 2012. Review of "Haiti After the Earthquake” by Paul Farmer. PopAnth: Hot Buttered Humanity, September 4.

Invited presentations & podcasts

SWIFT session on ethical dilemmas, SIBOS, 8 October 2020.

The limits of fintechical solutions to inequality: A human perspective. A+T Conference, 9 October 2020.

Podcast: Digital money, mobility and long tails. A+T Conference, 2020.

The Human Show. 2020. Rachel O'Dwyer and Erin B. Taylor: Anthropology + Technology Conference 2020, fintech stream: On art and money, surveillance capitalism and the ideal research centre. 29 September 2020. 

Financial services for women. The Banking Scene, 3 September 2020.

The Human Show. 2020. Diana Finch and Erin B. Taylor, Anthropology + Technology Conference 2020, fintech stream: On localization of money, ethical consumption and research that is needed to make it work. 1 July 2020. 

The Human Show. 2019. Erin Taylor and Rita Denny: Agency in Applied Ethnography. Podcast 66, 23 August 2019.

Local Innovators Changing the Superannuation Landscape [moderator], Intersekt Conference, Melbourne, 31 November 2018.

Women in Payments Research (panelist), European Women in Payments Network Conference, Amsterdam, 16 October 2018.

GDPR for Web Developers, SymfonyLive London, 28 September 2018 (with Gawain Lynch).

The Social Science of Superannuation, CSIRO Risk Lab, Melbourne, 22 August 2018.

Culture, it’s Complex: Leveraging Ethnography in Consulting, Xebia, Amsterdam, 1 May 2018.

The Human Show. 2018. Erin B. Taylor: Researching mobile money in Haiti and the Netherlands: the ethics and methods of asking poeple about money, regulation and financial design. Podcast 10, 1 May 2018.

Adapting Methods to Understand Financial Behaviour: Lessons from Haiti, UX Insights, Utrecht, 8 March 2018.

Innovation Through Social Science, The Human Show, Episode 10, 30 April 2018.

Consumer Finance in a Mobile Age: Methods for Researching Changing User Behaviour, EPIC Conference, 19 October 2017.

Fintech: Shifting Market Conditions, Shifting Business Models, Amsterdam Business School, 27 November 2017.

AAA Executive Roundtable on Anthropology and the Public, Wenner-Gren Session at the American Anthropological Association conference, Minneapolis, November 16-20 2016.

Seminar at the Department of Anthropology, Maastricht University, 11 May 2016.

Consumer finance in the digital age: Practices and aspirations in Hispaniola. Seminar at the Department of Anthropology, University of Leiden, 18 April 2016.

Ethnographic approaches to financial systems: Integrating analysis of credit and debt across scale and context. Debt Trails workshop, ELTE University, Budapest, 3-4 March 2016.

A living fence: Mobility and inequality across the Haiti-Dominican Republic border. Seminar for the Department of Athropology, University of Utrecht, 21 January 2016.

Money talks: How language automates our transactions and creates currency. Lecture at The University of Paderborn, Germany, 19 May 2016.

Participation in The Guardian debate, 14 ways to promote financial inclusion. November 2014.

The curation of the self in the age of the Internet. IUAES/JASCA Conference, Tokyo, May 15-18 2014.

Mobile money and the "social good" of financial globalization. MoneyLab: Coining Alternatives, Institute for Network Cultures, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, March 21-22 2014.

Materiality and the making of moral economies. Seminar at the Instituto de Ciências Sociais, Universidade de Lisboa, 26 April 2013.

Mobiles, migrants and money on the border of Haiti and the Dominican Republic. IMTFI Conference, University of California, Irvine, USA, December 3-7 2012 (with Heather Horst).

Taylor, E.B. 2012. The enabling constraints of poverty’s materiality: Notes from a Dominican squatter settlement. Seminar at the University of East London, November 8.

Mobile securities: Technology and livelihood in Haiti. Session entitled Mobile Lifestyles, Crossroads Conference, Paris, July 2012 (with Heather Horst).

Migrants, money and merchandise: Multiple uses of trade routes in Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Workshop entitled Markets, Materiality and Consumer Practices, University of Queensland, Australia, May 26-27 2011.

Mobiles, migrants and money. Virtual session at the International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Migration, University of Deusto, Bilbao, November 10-12 2010 (with Heather Horst).

Haitian money ecologies and repertoires: A qualitative snapshot of money transfer and savings. IMTFI Conference, University of California Irvine, USA, September 29-October 1 2010 (with Heather Horst and Espelencia Baptiste).

Abajo el puente: Production, consumption and the politics of place in Santo Domingo. Séminaire d’Anthropologie Américaniste at the Maison des Sciences de l’Homme, Paris, June 2009.