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Making economics sexy

I have a confession to make. I have a Hollywood agent—or to be more precise, my research has a Hollywood agent. It’s surprising, I know.  As an economist, I don’t see myself sitting on a film set, shouting “No, no, no! Demand shifts to the left and supply shifts to the right!” But at least […]

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.