Beating the odds
CBC’s News Interactives quoted Marina Adshade, a lecturer in economics at UBC, for an article about strip clubs.
Feb 22, 2019
To ghost or not ghost: Why we leave modern lovers in heartbreak purgatory
CBC spoke to Marina Adshade, a professor of economics at UBC, in an article about ghosting, or ending a relationship without explanation.
Feb 15, 2019
Divorce and marriage data crucial for understanding Canada’s public health, researchers argue
The Globe and Mail reported that a group of researchers is calling for Statistics Canada to release data on marriage and divorce in order for better understanding of housing, childcare […]
Jan 29, 2019
Why progressive parental leave policy isn’t a game-changer
Maclean’s spoke to Marina Adshade, an economist at UBC, in an article about parental leave in Canada which, from March 2019, will be increased for non-birthing parents. “It’s a very small […]
Dec 21, 2018
Why are young people having so little sex?
Marina Adshade, a UBC professor who studies the economics of sex and love, was quoted in an Atlantic article on why people aren’t having more sex. “If women are avoiding […]
Nov 13, 2018
‘Sex doll brothel’ coming to Vancouver?
CTV reported that Vancouver’s first sex doll brothel could be coming to Vancouver. While the company behind the dolls describes one of them as a dinner escort companion, Marina Adshade, […]
Sep 27, 2018
UBC experts on the federal budget
Finance Minister Bill Morneau will introduce the federal government’s latest budget on Tuesday.
Feb 26, 2018
Experts available on extended parental leave
UBC experts are available to discuss the new 18-month parental leave that goes into effect on Dec. 3.
Nov 9, 2017
How rainbow flags on Vancouver schools would boost real estate
How rainbow flags on Vancouver schools would boost real estate Creating an environment that is open to members of the LGBTQ+ community is good for house prices and the economy, […]
Jun 18, 2014
The love market
Valentine’s Day may seal the deal, or end it, if you’re in the market for a mate.
Feb 11, 2014
Stay-at-home moms: Stop pretending you’re better. Signed, working moms
Stay-at-home moms: Stop pretending you’re better. Signed, working moms UBC economist Marina Adshade pens an open letter to stay-at-home moms in a new op-ed in the Globe and Mail. Read […]
Nov 28, 2013
We want children, but can’t afford daycare
We want children, but can’t afford daycare In today’s economy, raising children is a luxury, says UBC Prof. Marina Adshade. Read more …
Oct 21, 2013