A couple of weeks ago a Dollars and Sex commenter wrote that the “origin of marriage was to create a legal contract by which a man could acquire a female slave.” Interesting point. Is there an economic story that explains the origin of this most-debated-of-all-institutions?
- Income effects dominate in women who have the highest level of education. http://t.co/TcC0TuioVf,
- Ipsos Reid: On a scale of 1 to 10, how prepared do you think the Cdn gov. is to deal with an oil spill in the ocean? Me: Is 0 an option?,
- "There was an experiment, but the outcomes were never measured. That’s the real tragedy here." http://t.co/Hj99glKcNm via @mkonnikova,