What can online matchmaking sites teach us about the marketplace? When an economist turned to the Internet to find a date, he found that searching for a life partner isn’t much different from other kinds of shopping. Economics correspondent Paul…
By PBS NewsHour
Paul Solman talks to OkCupid co-founder and president Christian Rudder about the three questions that will help you find love.
By Simone Pathe
At China’s so-called “marriage market” in a park in the heart of Shanghai, well-meaning parents try to match up their aging children by touting their attributes … on umbrellas.
By Larisa Epatko
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.
By Paul Oyer
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…
Grand Canyon May Be 60 Million Years Older Than Previously Thought…
Tens of millions of Chinese villagers have moved to the cities in China, but they find living conditions harsh and establishing meaningful relations difficult. Because of the Household Registration System, they have fewer rights than those born in the cities.
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