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Monthly Archives: August 2013

Rape Victims and the Marriage Market

This has been a week of questions about rape. Dr. Phil started it all off by asking his followers their opinion on having sex with drunk girls. This encouraged many to question what (or, if) he could have possibly been thinking when he insinuated that the acceptability of having sex with drunk teenaged women was […]

Greek Economic Problem is Stickier than we Believed

“If basic needs are not satisfied, human beings cannot function”, according to economist Nick Drydakis in a working paper that tests his hypothesis that workers who have sex more frequently are better workers and, as a result, are rewarded with higher wages.

The Perfect Day for a Woman? How About Hours of Sex?

Are you a woman who is looking to increase your personal happiness? Here is a daily schedule that new research claims will increase your life satisfaction!

Markets for Sex and Love at IdeaCity

Last June, I had the huge privilege to speak at ideacity in Toronto. You can see that talk, along with dozens of other wonder speakers, on the ideacity website here. Photo Credit: Gene Driskell

Economic Markets for Sex and Love at IdeaCity

Last June, I had the huge privilege to speak at ideacity in Toronto. You can see that talk, along with dozens of other wonder speakers, on the ideacity website here. Photo Credit: Gene Driskell

The economics of sex: A whole new take on supply and demand

University Affairs has a nice piece this month on the Economics of Sex and Love – the course, the blog and the book. You can see that article here.