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Marina Adshade

Author of "Dollars and Sex: How Economics Influences Sex and Love"

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 Marina Adshade Biography

Marina Adshade uses engaging research, human insight, and economic analysis to unlock the mysteries behind our actions, thoughts and preferences regarding sexual relationships, gender, love and power. She shows that every option, every decision and every outcome in the realm of sex and love is better understood through economics. The end result is a fascinating, and often humorous, look at just how central the interplay of romance and economic forces is to the most important choices we make in our lives.

Marina has spent the last twelve years teaching economics and engaging in original economic research. In 2008, she launched an undergraduate course titled Economics of Sex and Love, which invited her students to approach questions of sex and love through an economist’s lens. The class was an immediate hit with students and, by the time the first term started, had generated international media attention.

Today, Marina is a regular contributor to the Globe and Mail, Time.com and the Huffington Post. Her work has received attention from around the globe; The Wall Street
Journal, The New York Times, Bloomberg News, The Economist, The Independent, The Sunday Times, Men’s Health, Chatelaine, Cosmopolitan, BuzzFeed, Fox
News, CBC Radio and Canada AM, to name but a few, have sought her expertise on how the relationship between love, libido and markets.

Dr. Adshade has a Ph.D. from Queen’s University and currently teaches economics at the Vancouver School of Economics at the University of British Columbia.

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Dollars and Sex: How Economics Influences Sex and Love

Dollars and Sex: How Economics Influences Sex and Love

Speaking Topics
  • Dollars and Sex: Why the Market Matters

    In Dollars and Sex, economist Marina Adshade converts economic theory into a sexy science by applying the principles of supply and demand and other market forces to matters of love and libido. In hugely popular and highly customizable talks, Adshade unlocks the mysteries behind our actions, thoughts, and preferences using engaging research, economic analysis, and humour. She explains that when it comes to matters of the heart, the market matters, too. Beyond data and theory, understanding the way these markets operate provides a structured way to think about the world around us. Now more than ever, it's important to understand how our economy is affecting the more personal aspects of our lives. In an era in which sexuality and relationships are mired in politics and personal values, Adshade offers a refreshing approach that can be very revealing. Ultimately, she shows the audience that every option, every decision and every outcome in matters of sex and love is better understood through economics. With colourful storytelling, empirical evidence and hard data, Adshade answers our burning questions from within an economic framework -
    • and those questions we never thought to ask, such as:
    • How do we sabotage our chances of finding a mate when dating online?
    • What is the relationship between rising rates of casual sex and the widening earning gap?
    • Why have we become so promiscuous over the past century? In what direction are we heading?
    • Why have divorce rates been falling over the past 30 years and what economic forces will determine divorce rates in the future?
    • What does it mean to be married in 2012? Is modern marriage just an opportunity to consume more goods and services?
    • Why are teen pregnancy rates in the US so high relative to other developed nations—and is there hope that this might change?

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  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Marina Adshade?

    Booking fees for Marina Adshade, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Marina Adshade, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Marina Adshade?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Marina Adshade for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Marina Adshade for your next private or corporate function.
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Marina Adshade

Author of "Dollars and Sex: How Economics Influences Sex and Love"

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Marina Adshade Biography

Marina Adshade uses engaging research, human insight, and economic analysis to unlock the mysteries behind our actions, thoughts and preferences regarding sexual relationships, gender, love and power. She shows that every option, every decision and every outcome in the realm of sex and love is better understood through economics. The end result is a fascinating, and often humorous, look at just how central the interplay of romance and economic forces is to the most important choices we make in our lives.

Marina has spent the last twelve years teaching economics and engaging in original economic research. In 2008, she launched an undergraduate course titled Economics of Sex and Love, which invited her students to approach questions of sex and love through an economist’s lens. The class was an immediate hit with students and, by the time the first term started, had generated international media attention.

Today, Marina is a regular contributor to the Globe and Mail, Time.com and the Huffington Post. Her work has received attention from around the globe; The Wall Street
Journal, The New York Times, Bloomberg News, The Economist, The Independent, The Sunday Times, Men’s Health, Chatelaine, Cosmopolitan, BuzzFeed, Fox
News, CBC Radio and Canada AM, to name but a few, have sought her expertise on how the relationship between love, libido and markets.

Dr. Adshade has a Ph.D. from Queen’s University and currently teaches economics at the Vancouver School of Economics at the University of British Columbia.

Marina Adshade Videos

  • Marina Adshade on bartering sex and love - YouTube
  • Your mother is not a whore | Marina Adshade | TEDxVancouver ...
  • 'Dollars and Sex' Author Marina Adshade - YouTube

Marina Adshade Books

Marina Adshade Speaking Topics

  • Dollars and Sex: Why the Market Matters

    In Dollars and Sex, economist Marina Adshade converts economic theory into a sexy science by applying the principles of supply and demand and other market forces to matters of love and libido. In hugely popular and highly customizable talks, Adshade unlocks the mysteries behind our actions, thoughts, and preferences using engaging research, economic analysis, and humour. She explains that when it comes to matters of the heart, the market matters, too. Beyond data and theory, understanding the way these markets operate provides a structured way to think about the world around us. Now more than ever, it's important to understand how our economy is affecting the more personal aspects of our lives. In an era in which sexuality and relationships are mired in politics and personal values, Adshade offers a refreshing approach that can be very revealing. Ultimately, she shows the audience that every option, every decision and every outcome in matters of sex and love is better understood through economics. With colourful storytelling, empirical evidence and hard data, Adshade answers our burning questions from within an economic framework -
    • and those questions we never thought to ask, such as:
    • How do we sabotage our chances of finding a mate when dating online?
    • What is the relationship between rising rates of casual sex and the widening earning gap?
    • Why have we become so promiscuous over the past century? In what direction are we heading?
    • Why have divorce rates been falling over the past 30 years and what economic forces will determine divorce rates in the future?
    • What does it mean to be married in 2012? Is modern marriage just an opportunity to consume more goods and services?
    • Why are teen pregnancy rates in the US so high relative to other developed nations—and is there hope that this might change?

FAQs on booking Marina Adshade

  • How to book Marina Adshade?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Marina Adshade for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Marina Adshade, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Marina Adshade or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Marina Adshade?

    Booking fees for Marina Adshade, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Marina Adshade, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Marina Adshade?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Marina Adshade for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Marina Adshade for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Marina Adshade or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Marina Adshade or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Marina Adshade is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Marina Adshade for your event is $5,000 - $10,000. Marina Adshade generally travels from VancouverCanada and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Cody Adams, An Phung, Jeffrey Israel, Steven Mazie and Brian Hoffstein. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Marina Adshade for an upcoming event.

Marina Adshade Speaker Videos

  • Marina Adshade on bartering sex and love - YouTube
    Your mother is not a whore | Marina Adshade | TEDxVancouver ...
  • 'Dollars and Sex' Author Marina Adshade - YouTube

Marina Adshade Speaking Topics

  • Dollars and Sex: Why the Market Matters

    In Dollars and Sex, economist Marina Adshade converts economic theory into a sexy science by applying the principles of supply and demand and other market forces to matters of love and libido. In hugely popular and highly customizable talks, Adshade unlocks the mysteries behind our actions, thoughts, and preferences using engaging research, economic analysis, and humour. She explains that when it comes to matters of the heart, the market matters, too. Beyond data and theory, understanding the way these markets operate provides a structured way to think about the world around us. Now more than ever, it's important to understand how our economy is affecting the more personal aspects of our lives. In an era in which sexuality and relationships are mired in politics and personal values, Adshade offers a refreshing approach that can be very revealing. Ultimately, she shows the audience that every option, every decision and every outcome in matters of sex and love is better understood through economics. With colourful storytelling, empirical evidence and hard data, Adshade answers our burning questions from within an economic framework -
    • and those questions we never thought to ask, such as:
    • How do we sabotage our chances of finding a mate when dating online?
    • What is the relationship between rising rates of casual sex and the widening earning gap?
    • Why have we become so promiscuous over the past century? In what direction are we heading?
    • Why have divorce rates been falling over the past 30 years and what economic forces will determine divorce rates in the future?
    • What does it mean to be married in 2012? Is modern marriage just an opportunity to consume more goods and services?
    • Why are teen pregnancy rates in the US so high relative to other developed nations—and is there hope that this might change?

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