The economics of dating
But even without knowing much about economics, I didn’t feel l2.5 stars I shouldn’t have ignored the negative tilt to the reviews of this awkwardly-titled book, but the concept was interesting and so I read it anyway.
But even without knowing much about economics, I didn’t feel like I learned very much from it, aside from becoming more familiar with some econ vocabulary.
Conquering the dating market—from an economist’s point of view After more than twenty years, economist Paul Oyer found himself back on the dating scene—but what a difference a few years made.
Dating was now dominated by sites like Match.com, e Harmony, and Ok Cupid. It turns out that dating sites are no different than the markets Oyer h Conquering the dating market—from an economist’s point of view After more than twenty years, economist Paul Oyer found himself back on the dating scene—but what a difference a few years made.
“Relationship dilemma” through the eyes of an economist in Why Smart Women Go For Jerks.
And here are two more articles about dating specifically for those working in academia: A comparison of the academic job market to dating by Lori A.
Others take a more scientific approach, but still agree on one thing: if you are dealing with a dilemma as to whether you should go for an economist or not, you should be prepared that an economist will be very unlikely to resist a temptation to apply professionally learned principles to their love life, too.
Surprisingly for some, many of their assumptions might turn out true.
Some articles, like 21 Reasons Why You Should Never Date an Economist by INSEAD, give quite an explicit answer.It seems like everyone is a little disappointed with this book: if they wanted dating advice, it had too much economics; if they wanted economics, it had too much goofy discussion of online dating.I read it impulsively and quickly, with no particular expectations, so I found it diverting enough.Why I’m Beginning To Understand The Economist Dating Jokes … “LOVE-O-NOMICS” is a blog which is entirely dedicated to “economic evidence useful for normal people in their daily lives, and, indeed, to help you find The One“.8.14 Ways an Economist Says I Love You – a witty visual about how economists explain their feelings – in graphs!