The economics of sex

Sanoff, A.P.
May 1992
U.S. News & World Report;5/4/92, Vol. 112 Issue 17, p61
Presents a conversation with Federal Appeals Court Judge Richard A. Posner, who says people think about sexual mores much as they do about financial risks and benefits. What economic theory tells us about sexual behavior; How economic theory accounts for the shifts that have occurred in sexual morality over the centuries; Posner's concept of opportunistic homosexuality stated in his book `Sex and Reason'; How AIDS will affect sexual behavior.


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