Marina Adshade

Economist, Writer, and Speaker | Women, sex, love, and work

Month: April 2013

Could a sex robot save your marriage? This Canadian professor thinks so

My chapter in Robot Sex: Social and ethical implications has received a great deal of international and domestic media.This piece was published in the Evening Standard in the UK.

Humble and Fred

The whole show is hilarious, but if you are short on time I am in the first hour: introduced at 7 minutes (actually worth listening to!) and the interview starts at around the 40 minute mark.

Think before you Grab Those Ivy League Hunks

In anticipation of my article coming out in the Wall Street Journal tomorrow, I spoke today with Kelsey Hubbard at Lunch Break, on the Wall Street Journal’s Digital TV. You can see that interview here.

We’re Here, We’re Queer, and We’re Willing to Work for Less

Two men are observationally identical — same education, same years of experience — and yet one earns 16% less than the other. Why? Because the lower income earning man has, at some point in the last five years, had sex with another man. That might sound like evidence of workplace discrimination, but new research argues that gay men are trading off higher salaries in favor of working in more tolerant firms.

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Dollars and Sex at Psychology Today!

I am extremely pleased to announce that Dollars and Sex is now being hosted at Psychology Today. I will continue to post my blogs on this page as well, but if you want to join the debate I encourage you to hop over to my new blog.

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