Why did you marry that person? Sure, you were “in love.” But economists — using evidence from Bridgerton to Tinder — point to what’s called “assortative mating.” And it has some unpleasant consequences for society.
To find out more, check out the podcasts from which this hour was drawn: “Why Did You Marry That Person?” and “The Fracking Boom, a Baby Boom, and the Retreat From Marriage.”
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