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.
- Jezebel's @iusedtobepoor wades in on using online dating data to determine preferences, and makes a good point. http://t.co/lRf1BtsgcZ,
- More on the topic of IUDs and poverty: "There’s no good argument against promoting effective contraceptives." http://t.co/a2gua83QwM,
- Here is a question from my first years student's online bank. I'm wondering if the intention was to be ironic? http://t.co/BgwqGrWNti,