The Love Market: What You Need To Know About How We Date, Mate and Marry by Marina AdshadeThe Love Market: What You Need To Know About How We Date, Mate and Marry by Marina Adshade

The Love Market: What You Need To Know About How We Date, Mate and Marry

byMarina Adshade

Paperback | February 4, 2014

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Economist Marina Adshade's theories on the interplay of market forces in the matters of love and libido have brought her attention from around the globe. Bloomberg News, The New York Times, The Independent, The Globe and Mail, The Wall Street Journal, Chatelaine, Cosmopolitan, BuzzFeed, Fox News, CBC Radio and Canada AMM, to name but a few, have sought out her expertise. Using engaging research and economic analysis, and no small dose of humour, Adshade unlocks the mysteries behind our actions, thoughts and preferences regarding sexual relationships, gender, love and power. She conclusively shows that every option, every decision and every outcome in matters of sex and love is better understood through economics.

MARINA ADSHADE has a PhD from Queen’s University and has spent the last ten years teaching economics and engaging in original economic research. In the fall of 2012 she will move to Vancouver to teach in the Department of Economics at the University of British Columbia. Marina writes regularly for The Globe and Mail and Canadian Busine...
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Title:The Love Market: What You Need To Know About How We Date, Mate and MarryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.61 inPublished:February 4, 2014Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:144341056X

ISBN - 13:9781443410564

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"The Moneyball of booty." -NATIONAL POST"Economists may seem soulless, unlikely guides to affairs of the heart. But Dollars and Sex, a delightful book by Marina Adshade, an economist at the University of British Columbia, may convince you otherwise." -THE NEW YORK TIMES"Adshade's strong suit is clear-she deftly relays the basics of economics . . . using statistically observed behavior and shades her position with astute reporting on external cultural and economic conditions. . . . Adshade's an understandable and engaging teacher." -PUBLISHERS WEEKLY