Posts Tagged ‘economics of marriage’

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    The New Economics of Marriage

    May 17, 12 • 225 Views • Behavioral Economics, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Economic History, Gender Issues, Households, Labor, Thinking Economically, UncategorizedNo Comments

    When North Carolina’s voters rejected same sex marriage, they were not thinking economically. Traditionally, marriage has been about specialization. With the husband in the labor force and the wife at home, their division of labor resembled a small

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    Marital Economics

    Feb 21, 12 • 249 Views • Behavioral Economics, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Gender Issues, Households, Labor, Thinking Economically1 Comment

    By Mira Korber, guest blogger. When Bill Clinton said Hillary Rodham was “the smartest person he ever met in his lifetime,” he was definitely expressing a changing long term trend: what husbands value in their future wives. According to the study