What Men and Women Want in a Mate

By identifying the decisions that men and women make while speed dating, we can see where they rank intelligence, attractiveness and ambition.

Why Valentine’s Roses Bloom in Colombia

Most of our Valentine’s roses come from Colombia because of the U.S. government, the perfect combination of land, labor and capital, and Walmart.

How Credit Scores Complicate Love

To find out if a relationship will last, you can ask the New York Federal Reserve Bank about credit cards and assortative mating.

Valentines From the Fed

What a fantastic idea! When University of Pennsylvania economist Justin Wolpers suggested Federal Reserve Valentines, the Fed and others responded. The San Francisco Fed: “I’m going to extraordinary measures to increase your stimulus.” “My love is elastic; my commitment too big to…