The economics of dating blog
“This income preference is more pronounced for women.” The takeaway: As much as we like to think we are beyond the days of Jane Austen, when suitors were evaluated largely based on how much money they brought in - the famous Mr.
Darcy in “Pride & Prejudice” was worth “Five thousand a year! “Someone’s income will almost always factor into the equation,” says Douglas Kobak, a financial planner in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania.
Growing up, his mother told him to focus on growing his success.
That if a man was generous then he could find success in his personal life.
After all, they don’t call it a “meet market” for nothing.
The dating world is, in fact, its own market, with complex economic judgments taking place all the time. Marina Adshade, an economics professor at the University of British Columbia and author of the book “Dollars & Sex,” which examines the relationship between money and love.
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