To find out if a relationship will last, you can ask the New York Federal Reserve Bank about credit cards and assortative mating.
Weekly Roundup: From Garbage Questions to Credit Card Costs
Our economic news summary includes expectations bias and female scholars, the environmental debate about garbage and hidden credit card externalities.
How U.S. Marriage Markets Differ
Looking at gender ratios at colleges, for college graduates and in metro areas, we find that marriage markets vary.
Weekly Roundup: From Overbooked Flights to Immigration Fallacies
This week’s economic news summary included unexpected insight from credit scores, the natural resource curse, and what the bacon cheeseburger can tell us.
The Connection Between Your Credit Score and Your Love Life
Because credit card scores predict trustworthiness and financial distress, they indicate whether a co-habitation relationship will be long lasting.
Weekly Roundup: From Affluent Mates to Successful Names
Our everyday economics includes tradeoffs, deposit insurance, supply chain, bias, human capital, income inequality, marriage markets and Federal Reserve.
Love, Marriage and Inequality
As female labor force participation increased since the 1970s, so too has the income inequality that resulted from assortative mating of higher earners.