Marina Adshade writes the blog Dollars and Sex for Big Think. She is an assistant professor in the department of economics at Dalhousie University and teaches a popular undergraduate course called the Economics of Sex and Love. She has a Ph.D. in economics from Queen’s University.
Here is a puzzle: if promiscuity has increased over the past century and if the cause of that increase was really a fall in the risk of pregnancy, then why […]
Economists find dating websites extremely useful, not to find the love of their lives because they provide an opportunity to observe a fascinating market in action: the market for marriage.
In countries that regulate prostitution, more sex trade workers end up on the street and disease rates rise.