Economics of dating video
You have to make decisions on the basis of very incomplete information.
Also, I have never tried online dating so I cannot personally verify how representative the author's experiences are and how closely they relate to economic concepts.Or that different people find different things to be attractive.Or that at the end of the day fields like economics can help us understand the patterns that contribute to who we are but there is something about romantic love and sexual attraction that is a mystery1.A former professor at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, he is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Labor Economics.He lives in Stanford, California, with his two children and his flat-coated retriever, Josie.But after reading this book, I now know a lot more about both (and a bunch of other things, as well).
The application of economic principles to something everyone has experience withdatingwill help readers figure out how to behave in any market.”Alvin E.
He's an expert on matching markets, but rather than write about them abstractly, he uses his own experiences re-joining the dating market after a long absence as extended, instructive example.
He illustrates key economic concepts simply and clearly.
I discovered this book because my fiancee listens to Freakonomics radio and heard a hilarious fascinating interview with the writer.
It has a lot of the same kind of information as Naked Economics and Freakonomics so it was the authors comic writing style that made it impossible for me to stop reading.
That said I greatly enjoyed reading Paul Oyer's book.