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?
- Jezebel's @iusedtobepoor wades in on using online dating data to determine preferences, and makes a good point. http://t.co/lRf1BtsgcZ,
- More on the topic of IUDs and poverty: "There’s no good argument against promoting effective contraceptives." http://t.co/a2gua83QwM,
- Here is a question from my first years student's online bank. I'm wondering if the intention was to be ironic? http://t.co/BgwqGrWNti,