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Monthly Archives: September 2010

The International Marriage Market Is a Casualty of the Global Recession

In the first post I did for Dollars and Sex, Do Women Really Value Income Over Looks in a Mate?, I wrote about how dating sites provide a wealth of data for analyzing individual preferences on mate choice.  At that time, I discussed whether or not income matters for women who are looking for a partner.  […]

The Market Price of Risky Sex

An advocate for sex-trade workers in Halifax, where I live, tells me that there is no market at all for unprotected sex in the city: one hundred percent of transactions in the sex trade here is sex with a condom. As any good economics student will tell you, a market clears at the point at […]