Topic: marriage

Professor W. Brad Wilcox (left), Ethan Shire ’19 (middle) and Professor Glenn Loury (right) discussed the impact of marriage on adults, children and society as a whole through a sociological and economic lens.

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Watson panel extols virtues of marriage

November 9, 2018 0 comments

Professor of Economics Glenn Loury and Professor W. Brad Wilcox, a sociology professor at the University of Virginia, engaged in a discussion titled “Perspectives on Family Structure, Marriage, and Inequality” last night.

Birger  ‘90 analyzed lopsided metropolitan dating pools and the skewed gender composition of college student bodies as they impact heterosexual female dating options in a talk for his book “Date-onomics” Feb. 9.

Arts & Culture

Birger ’90 returns to University for book talk on limited dating market for women

February 11, 2016 0 comments

Jon Birger ’90 returned to campus Tuesday afternoon to discuss his newest book “Date-onomics: How Dating Became a Lopsided Numbers Game.

‘Date-onomics’ provides explanation for hook-up culture

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‘Date-onomics’ provides explanation for hook-up culture

February 9, 2016 1 comment

Have you wondered why hookup culture has replaced old-fashioned dating? The explanation is more straightforward than expected.