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More Sex Is Safer Sex

Steven E. Landsburg

More Sex Is Safer Sex

The Unconventional Wisdom of Economics

by Steven E. Landsburg

  • 335 Want to read
  • 27 Currently reading

Published by Free Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Economics - Macroeconomics,
  • Business & Economics / Macroeconomics,
  • Economics - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9803030M
    ISBN 101416532226
    ISBN 109781416532224

      While researching her new book, Girls & Sex, Orenstein spoke with more than 70 young women between the ages of 15 and 20 about their attitudes and early experiences with the full range of physical.   More Sex Is Safer Sex The Unconventional Wisdom of Economics (Book): Landsburg, Steven E., In 'More Sex is Safer Sex', Landsburg offers readers a series of stimulating discussions that all flow from one unsettling fact - combining the rational decisions of each of us often produces an irrational result. Using a series of examples, he demonstrates .

    Safe sex definition is - sexual activity and especially sexual intercourse in which various measures (such as the use of latex condoms or the practice of monogamy) are taken to avoid disease (such as AIDS) transmitted by sexual contact —called also .   Does more sex equal safer sex? Conventional wisdom would say probably not, but economist Steven Landsburg explains why things are not always as they seem. We speak with Landsburg, author of "More Author: KPBS Public Broadcasting.

      xii, pages: 24 cm An easy-to-read, entertaining, and down-to-earth approach to making safer sex sexy Includes bibliographical references (page ) and indexPages: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. Description: xii, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: Acknowledgments --Preface: Unconventional wisdom --pt. communal stream More sex is safer sex --Addendum Be fruitful and multiply What I like about Scrooge Who's the fairest of them all?5.


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More Sex Is Safer Sex by Steven E. Landsburg Download PDF EPUB FB2

In More Sex Is Safer Sex, Landsburg shows how the rational behavior of each one of us—when combined together—produces the often bizarre, seemingly irrational behavior of crowds. We all stand up at the ballpark, so none of us can see.

We avoid casual sex, from fear of disease, and we thereby make sex more by: Having slightly more More Sex Is Safer Sex book sex benefits others (if you don't have an STD) because you make the communal stream safer from STDs.

Therefore there is too little casual sex. This is the 3rd book that I have read from Landsburg/5. More Sex is Safer Sex: The Unconventional Wisdom of Economics by Steven E. Landsburg Hardcover, pages Published by Free Press ISBN: "Steve Landsburg proves once again that he is better than anyone else at making economics interesting to noneconomists.

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Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading More Sex Is Safer Sex: The Unconventional Wisdom of Economics/5(56).

The column started in the summer of with an article headlined “More Sex Is Safer Sex,” in which Landsburg argued that H.I.V.

would spread less. More Sex Is Safer Sex The economic case for promiscuity. The key is to subsidize something that is used in conjunction with sex and that Martin values more than : Steven E. Landsburg. In More Sex Is Safer Sex, Landsburg shows how the rational behavior of each one of us—when combined together—produces the often bizarre, seemingly irrational behavior of crowds.

We all stand up at the ballpark, so none of us can see. We avoid casual sex, from fear of disease, and we thereby make sex more ed on: Ap   I had forgotten that Steven Landsburg’s More Sex is Safer Sex (link to the NYTimes version, book here) was inspired by a paper by new Nobelist Michael Kremer.

Here’s the recap: You’ve read elsewhere about the sin of promiscuity. Let me tell you about the sin of self-restraint. Consider Martin, a charming and generally [ ]. More Sex Is Safer Sex: The Unconventional Wisdom of Economics Steven E. Landsburg, Author. Free Press $26 (p) ISBN Buy this book Economics books.

MORE SEX IS SAFER SEX. It's true: AIDS is nature's awful retribution for our tolerance of immoderate and socially irresponsible sexual behavior.

The epidemic is the price of our permissive attitudes toward monogamy, chastity, and other forms of extreme sexual conservatism. You've read elsewhere about the sin of promiscuity/5(12). One theme of More Sex is Safer Sex is that some of those disconnects between private and public interests are surprising and counterintuitive.

Casual sex is one of those examples. If you are a recklessly promiscuous person with a high probability of HIV infection, you pollute the partner pool every time you jump into it — and you should be. MORE SEX IS SAFER SEX. to have more sex. I wish this book could nudge him in the right direction, but sadly, there's no reason why it should - even if he reads and understands it completely Author: Steven E.

Landsburg. Read the full Book Report essay paper on «More Sex is Safer Sex». If you need an original Book Report essay written from scratch, place your order at   More Sex Is Safer Sex: The Unconventional Wisdom of Economics - Ebook written by Steven E.

Landsburg. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read More Sex Is Safer Sex: The Unconventional Wisdom of Economics/5(8).

In More Sex is Safer Sex, Professor Landsburg offers readers a series of stimulating discussions that all flow from one unsettling fact. Combining the rational decisions of each of us often produces an irrational result for all of us. Avoiding casual sex can actually encourage the spread of diseases.

To solve population pressures, we need more. In More Sex is Safer Sex, Professor Landsburg offers readers a series of stimulating discussions that all flow from one unsettling fact.

Combining the rational decisions of each of us often produces an irrational result for all of us. Avoiding casual sex can actually encourage the spread of diseases. To solve population pressures, we need more 4/5(5).

Review: More Sex is Safer Sex. Review: More Sex is Safer Sex: The Unconventional Wisdom of Economics, by Steven Landsburg.

A new book has appeared on the tottering pile of popular economics tomes on my desk, and appropriately enough it is a welcome return from the writer who laid their foundation back in with The Armchair Economist. In More Sex Is Safer Sex, he brings his witty and razor-sharp analysis to the many ways that our individually rational decisions can combine into some truly weird collective results -- and he proposes hilarious and serious ways to fix just about everything.

When you stand up at the ballpark in order to see better, you make a rational decision. In his book, "More Sex Is Safer Sex: The Unconventional Wisdom of Economics, " Steven Landsburg argues that if sexual conservatives took more sexual partners it would improve everyone's chances of finding low-risk partners, thereby reducing the spread of STDs for all.

In More Sex Is Safer Sex, Landsburg shows how the rational behavior of each one of us—when combined together—produces the often bizarre, seemingly irrational behavior of crowds.

We all stand up at the ballpark, so none of us can see. We avoid casual sex, from fear of disease, and we thereby make sex more dangerous. In More Sex Is Safer Sex, Landsburg shows how the rational behavior of each one of us—when combined together—produces the often bizarre, seemingly irrational behavior of crowds.

We all stand up at the ballpark, so none of us can see. We avoid casual sex, from fear of disease, and we thereby make sex more : Free Press.More Sex Is Safer Sex | A witty and razor-sharp look at the many ways our individually rational decisions can combine into some truly weird collective results--and some hilarious and serious ways to fix just about : Free Press.Ironically, the lead essay in this collection (and also the title for the whole book), More Sex is Safer Sex, is one of the weakest.

It was presumably chosen on the assumption that a book with “sex” in the title will sell better; if only my first scientific paper had been titled “Chronostratigraphic accuracy of Ordovician ecostratigraphic /5(9).