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.
- A warning to anyone who thinks behaviour in the 50s and 60s is any way representative of historic behaviour. https://t.co/7sJ5T08GTc,
- The sugar-baby phenomena increasingly sounds like a class issue:"no client ...“wants the hooker to stick around”" http://t.co/JEynJ77vgt,
- Beauty is confusing: Men have a harder time assessing the fairness of financial proposals made by attractive women. http://t.co/9vQZltdEVP,