Archive for November 9th, 2007

Cost of arranged marriages!

November 9, 2007

I take the implicit model to be that parents want a wife who will obey her in-laws. Sons want wives who will earn some money and be more interesting to talk to. Put the son in charge and the supply of potential mates responds accordingly.

That is Tyler Cowen commenting on a paper of Divya Mathur, a Chicago economist.