Marina Adshade

Economist, Writer, and Speaker | Women, sex, love, and work

Tag: Dollars and Sex

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 one person in Los Angeles thinks my work is “Hollywood gold.”

See the full article on the University of British Columbia Public Affairs Page.

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.

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