Paul’s Recent Stories
Economy Feb 11What a labor economist can teach you about online dating
Can economics explain online dating? This labor economist thinks it can.
Nation Mar 14Economics explains why you resemble your mate
In this adaptation of "Everything I Ever Needed to Know About Economics I Learned from Online Dating, " Paul Oyer explains how our decisions to stick with people whose backgrounds resemble our own lead to stagnant economic mobility.
Economy Jan 24A separated economist gets discriminated against — online
Paul Oyer is an Ivy League-educated economist, but everything he ever needed to learn about economics he learned from online dating. In this adaptation from his new book, he explains how, as a separated man re-entering the dating scene, he…