Last week I spoke to Erin Anderssen at the Globe and Mail writes about the economics behind the Petraeus Affair.
It seems that the underproduction of household goods and services is a significant problem that is so severe economic researchers have proposed a solution that even they admit is politically incorrect – force married women pay higher income taxes than their husbands.
Looking for a satisfying sex life? According to new research in the Journal of Sex Research, your best bet is to marry someone who is as well-educated, and employed, as yourself. That’s bad news for women (and men) in an era in which equally well-educated partners are hard to find.
The hilarity surrounding Mitt Romney’s now famous “binders full of women” comment aside, the exchange in the US presidential debate this week held some hard truths for women who believe that one day they will earn the same income as their male counterparts.