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Interview with Dr. Marina Adshade

This week's FIRE News podcast is all about sexonomics. Dr. Marina Adshade, an economics professor at Dalhousie University, talks about her work looking at the economics of love and sex, which encompasses analysis of marriage, promiscuity, polygamy, and the cheapest night of the week to hire a prostitute.

Simon Hakim: Market Forces, Budget Stresses Driving Police Privatization

A strong move is afoot to put many services traditionally done by police departments in the hands of private security firms, says Economics Professor Simon Hakim of Temple University. Government budget stresses, lower rates of violent crime, and growing rates of complex crimes such as identify theft and cybercrime are all playing a role in the shift to private security, he says.

Interview with Republican U.S. Senate candidate Rand Paul

Ben Domenech, along with School Reform News Managing Editor Ben Boychuk discuss Health Care, Education Policy and his plans for a federalist revival in the Senate with Republican U.S. Senate candidate Rand Paul.

Interview with Warren Cowan, Greenlight CEO

Warren Cowan, chief executive officer of Greenlight, a UK-based independent search and social marketing agency, speaks with Bruce Edward Walker, managing editor of InfoTech & Telecom News, regarding, among other topics, the recent agreement reached by Google and Verizon and what it means for the FCC's plans for net neutrality.

Tam Hunt: Future of Renewable Energy

Renewable energy proponent Tam Hunt discusses the future of renewable energy with Heartland Institute senior fellow James M. Taylor.

Interview with Dr. Gordon Woo

If you want to avoid terrorists, avoid five star hotels. So says Dr. Gordon Woo, this week's guest on the FIRE podcast. Dr. Woo talks with host Arin Greenwood about his work as a catastrophe risk consultant and chief architect for the RMS Terrorism Model, and where he stays when he travels to Bali.
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