Author Archives: Adshade

Interview with Dr. Marina Adshade

In this week’s FIRE News podcast is all about sexonomics. Dr. Marina Adshade, an economics professor at Dalhousie University, talks about her work looking at the economics of love and sex, which encompasses analysis of marriage, promiscuity, polygamy, and the cheapest night of the week to hire a prostitute.

First university ‘sexonomics’ course arouses massive interest …

A university is offering a course on ‘sexonomics’. Where economics is usually about the value of the pound versus the dollar, stocks and mortgages – but now it is about sex. After Freakonomics, the cult best-seller which examined the economics of life, comes a university course in Sexonomics, an economic analysis of sex.